pikkulimetsaPikkuli lives in a nest inside the forest with his mother, father, sister and brother. Honkkeli is Pikkuli’s best friend. He is a tall and rickety wading bird. Pikkuli has many friends such as the little hazel grouse chicks and their mother, spider, owl, mole.

There is always something new happening in Pikkuli’s world and Pikkuli is often faced with many challenges. Does he dare to fly or apologise? What to do when parents are fighting or when his pet looks dead? Is it right to be jealous and act selfishly? Thankfully Pikkuli makes it through it all with the help of his family and friends. Pikkuli leads many happy stories and brings on strong emotions. The world of Pikkuli offers many things to see for different ages. At its best Pikkuli is a friend of the whole family!


The world of Pikkuli is a safe environment but always full of surprises. The most important things in this world are

  • family and friends
  • joy and games
  • exploring and learning
  • nature and environment


Pikkuli stories began from the children’s book “Fly Pikkuli, fly!” written by Metsämarja pikkuli_kirjaAittokoski and illustrated by Elli Vuorinen.
In the TV-series, the birds communicate through chirping. However, abstract
ideas like feelings, fears and dreams are shown through visual thought

See Pikkuli characters