Give the children love, more love and still more love – and the common sense will come by itself.
– Astrid Lindgren
born in Vimmerby, Småland, Sweden, November 14, 1907
died: January 28, 2002
genre: Children’s Books
Astrid Anna Emilia Lindgren, née Ericsson, was a Swedish children’s book author and screenwriter, whose many titles were translated into 85 languages and published in more than 100 countries. She has sold roughly 145 million copies worldwide. Today, she is most remembered for writing the Pippi Longstocking books, as well as Karlsson-on-the-Roof book series.