Lasse and Inger Sandberg
Lasse Sandberg was born February 17, 1924 in Stockholm, he died November 11, 2008 in Karlstad Inger Sandberg is born 2 augusti 1930th. Inger and Lasse married in the spring of 1950 and moved out to the country in Värmland.
Lasse, who already during his year at Beckmans illustration Line, has become an established cartoonist and illustrator, continued this but he also had the task of illustrating the tales of the then existing child pages of the amount of newspapers and magazines that existed at the time. Lasse bathroom Inger write stories and so began their cooperation already in 1950.
Inger Sandberg and Lasse Sandberg is primarily known for books about Little Anna and the Tall Uncle, if Thumbs and Laban the Little Ghost and his family. Lasse Sandberg made use of markers, crayons, pastels, acrylic and collage in his illustrations. He is considered to be the one who introduced the collage technique in picture books. Inger and Lasse has written over one hundred children's books; their books have been translated into thirty languages and is very popular in Japan.
Prominent prices that the couple received over the years are:
Elsa Beskow Plaque 1966
Expressen Heffaklump 1969
Astrid Lindgren Prize 1974
Wettergrens barnbokollon 1987
The Year värmlandsauthor 2003
Litteris et Artibus 2006.
Inger Sandberg is the 2015 first honorary doctorate from the University of Karlstad.
Photo: Lotta Sandberg