Uppo-Nalle

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Uppo-Nalle is a series of Finnish children's novels by the Finnish author Elina Karjalainen.

The main character in the books is Uppo-Nalle, an animate teddy bear. The bear was named Uppo-Nalle (Finnish for "sunken bear") because he was originally found underwater during a river cruise. Other characters in the books are a girl named Reeta, her grandmother, and their dog named Laulava lintukoira (Finnish for "singing bird dog").