Alfie Atkins is a fictional character created by the author Gunilla Bergström from Sweden in 1972. Alfie Atkins appears in books and animated cartoons. In Swedish, he is known as Alfons Åberg. Alfie Atkins is a pretty ordinary guy, who lives with his father. When he is younger he has an imaginary friend named Malcolm (Mållgan in Swedish), that only he can see. Later, he gets real friends such as Milla and Victor (Viktor). He also has a cat named Puzzle (Pussel).