The Wonderful Adventures of Nils
\"There isn\'t much that tastes better than to receive praise from those who are themselves wise and capable; and the boy had certainly never felt so happy as he did when the wild goose and the stork talked about him in this way.\"
The Wonderful Adventures of Nils is a work of fiction by the Swedish author Selma Lagerlöf. The novel is one of Lagerlöf\'s most well-known books, and it has been translated into more than 30 languages.
The book is about a 14-year-old young lad, Nils Holgersson, who had been shrunk to the size of a thumb and who travelled on the back of a goose across the country.