Astrid Lindgren (1907-2002)
is the most widely-read author of children’s books in the world.
Pippi Longstocking, Emil, Karlson on the Roof, The Brothers Lionheart, Seacrow Island, The Bullerby children, Mardie, Rasmus, Bill Bergson, Ronja the Robber’s Daughter… Millions of children and grown-ups the world over love these original characters and feel right at home in Villa Villekulla, Nangiyala and the woodshed in Katthult. All these worlds are creations of Astrid Lindgren, the most widely-read author of children’s book on the planet.
have been translated from Swedish into almost 100 other languages, and a total of around 150 million copies have been sold. Best known of all her characters is Pippi Longstocking, the strongest girl in the world: books featuring her have been published in 70 languages.
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Pippi Longstocking in all languages