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Author Information: Astrid Lindgren

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Astrid Lindgren was born in 1907. She grew up at a farm called Näs outside the small town of Vimmerby in the south of Sweden.

Her first book, The Confidences of Britt-Mari, was published in 1944. One year later Pippi Longstocking appeared in the bookshops. After this publication the author came out with a new book every year, sometimes with several books a year.

Astrid Lindgren died peacefully in her home on Monday the 28th of January, 2002.


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