Astrid Lindgren

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Astrid Lindgren
Lindgren 1960.jpg
Lindgren around 1960
BornAstrid Anna Emilia Ericsson
14 November 1907(1907-11-14)
Vimmerby, Swaden
Dee'd28 Januar 2002(2002-01-28) (aged 94)
Stockholm, Swaden
GenreChilder's feection, picture beuks, screenplays
Notable awairdsHans Christian Andersen Awaird for Writin
Right Livelihood Awaird

Astrid Anna Emilia Lindgren (born Ericsson; Swadish: [ˈastrɪd ˈlɪŋɡreːn] ( listen); 14 November 1907 – 28 Januar 2002) wis a Swadish writer o feection an screenplays. She is best kent for childer's beuk series featurin Pippi Longstocking, Emil i Lönneberga, Karlsson-on-the-Roof, an the Six Bullerby Children, as well as the childer's fantasy novelles Mio min Mio, Ronia the Robber's Daughter, an The Brothers Lionheart.

As o Januar 2017, she is the warld's 18t maist translatit author[1] an the fowert maist-translatit childer's writer efter Enid Blyton, H. C. Andersen an the Brothers Grimm. Lindgren haes sauld roughly 144 million beuks warldwide.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "UNESCO's statistics on whole Index Translationum database". Retrieved 2014-02-22.
  2. FAQ at Astrid Lindgren offeecial steid (in Swadish).