Astrid Lindgren

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


gender: female




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.

10 thoughts on “Astrid Lindgren

  1. November 14, 1907: Delightfully rude redhead Pippi Longstocking was the creation of Swedish writer Astrid Lindgren, but it was her seven-year-old daughter who came up with that perfect name. Lindgren was born in Småland, 106 years ago today.

  2. That’s how life should be, it’s all about giving LOVE and more LOVE

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  4. LOVE this quote you selected! : ))xox

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