A little girl called Dodo asks for a birthday present: a fiz.
This book is a magic proposal to dream about a world full of adventure. It is even, in the words of a critic, “a philosophical treatise” about the beginning of life from a child’s point of view.
Stories that are not funny, but they neither talk about an unstained world. They talk about outsiders, about oppression, racial discrimination, war, social and individual troubles, prejudices, divorces, about hunger and alcoholic people… These are questions, not answers, that demand a conversation between the child and the adult.
Discover the forest with the fox, the badger and the squirrel.
In the forest there are many different trees, mushrooms and berries and, of course, many other animals.
At the age of 11, Matti dreams of spending his holidays with his family, in his father's house in Finland, and he will fullfil fhis wish thanks to a big lie. But what eventually happens is that Matti, his little brother Sami and their parents find themselves homeless and without any money, in the middle of Finland.