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Astrid Lindgren (1907)

Lindgren was a Swedish children's book author and screenwriter best remembered for writing the series of books featuring the character Pippi Långstrump, or Pippi Longstocking. Pippi, an unconventional, assertive, and extraordinarily strong girl—recognized by her fiery red hair worn in braids that stick out sideways from her head—was featured in many of Lindgren's hundreds of books, which sold roughly 145 million copies worldwide. What other memorable characters did Lindgren create? More...
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Astrid Anna Emilia Lindgren (born Ericsson; Swedish: [ˈastrɪd ˈlɪŋɡreːn] ( listen); 14 November 1907 – 28 January 2002) was a Swedish writer of fiction and screenplays. She is best known for her children's book series featuring Pippi Longstocking, Emil i Lönneberga, Karlsson-on-the-Roof, and the Six Bullerby Children (Children of Noisy Village in the US), as well as her children's fantasy novels Mio min Mio, Ronia the Robber's Daughter and The Brothers Lionheart.

As of May 2013, she is the world's 18th most translated author[1] and the third most translated children's books author after H. C. Andersen and the Grimm brothers. Lindgren has sold roughly 144 million books worldwide.[2]
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Along with Pippi Longstocking, Lindgren created other memorable characters such as Karlsson-on-the-Roof, Bill Bergson, and The Six Bullerby Children. Through her writing, she was an influential on Swedish public opinion and politics. Up until her death in 2002, she remained an outspoken advocate of peace, animal protection, and children’s rights.


http://www.literatureproject.com/ebooks-authors/Astrid-Lindgren.htm
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To considerable extent, her books have formed my mind and personality.
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