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Astrid Lindgren (I) (1907–2002)


Grew up in Småland outside Vimmerby in the south of Sweden. Her first book came out in 1944, and she made a breakthrough the following year with the stories about Pippi Longstocking. Countless stories about Pippi and other characters of Astrid's imagination and excellent story telling ability were translated to at least 55 languages and told to ... See full bio »

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  Ronja, the Robber's Daughter (TV Series) (novel - 7 episodes, 2014) (novel by - 1 episode, 2014) (based on the novel by - 1 episode, 2014)
- Stuck in the Snow (2014) ... (novel)
- Autumn Deepens (2014) ... (novel)
- Song in the Mist (2014) ... (novel)
- Taking Without Asking (2014) ... (novel)
- Enemy in the Fort (2014) ... (novel)
 2013 Emil & Ida i Lönneberga (original story)
 2009 Niemals Gewalt (Short) (inspired by a speech by)
 2007 Tomte Tummetott und der Fuchs (Short) (novel)
 2007 Tepisi ne lete (Short) (story)
 2002 Karlsson på taket (novel)
 2001 Kalle Blomkvist och Rasmus (TV Movie) (novel)
 2001 Kalle Blomkvist - Mästerdetektiven lever farligt (TV Mini-Series) (novel)
 1999 Pippi i Söderhavet (novel)
 1998 Pippi Longstocking (TV Series) (based on the books by - 2 episodes)
- Pippi Doesn't Sell Her House (1998) ... (based on the books by)
- Pippi Returns to Villa Villekulla (1998) ... (based on the books by)
 1997 Pippi Longstocking (novel)
  Lotta på Bråkmakargatan (TV Series) (books - 7 episodes, 1995 - 1996) (teleplay - 7 episodes, 1995 - 1996)
- Visst är Lotta en glad unge (1996) ... (books) / (teleplay)
- Visst kan Lotta nästan allting (1996) ... (books) / (teleplay)
- Lotta flyttar hemifrån (1996) ... (books) / (teleplay)
- Lotta åker till landet (1995) ... (books) / (teleplay)
- Lotta åker på utflykt (1995) ... (books) / (teleplay)
 1992 Lotta på Bråkmakargatan (books) / (screenplay)
 1990 Nils Karlsson Pyssling (short story)
 1990 Nånting levande åt Lame-Kal (TV Short) (screenplay) / (short story)
 1990 Pelle flyttar till Komfusenbo (Short) (short story)
 1989 Peter och Petra (short story)
 1989 Ingen rövare finns i skogen (Short) (screenplay) / (short story)
 1989 Gull-Pian (Short) (screenplay) / (short story)
 1989 Hoppa högst (Short) (screenplay) / (short story)
 1989 Kajsa Kavat (Short) (screenplay) / (short story)
 1988 Allrakäraste syster (TV Short) (screenplay) / (short story)
 1988 Go'natt herr luffare (Short) (screenplay) / (short story)
  Alla vi barn i Bullerbyn (TV Series) (novels - 7 episodes, 1987 - 1988) (screenplay - 7 episodes, 1987 - 1988)
- Anna och jag tänker bli barnsköterskor... kanske (1988) ... (novels) / (screenplay)
- Å, vad det är härligt om våren (1988) ... (novels) / (screenplay)
- Jul och Nyår... då har vi roligt (1987) ... (novels) / (screenplay)
- Midsommar i Bullerbyn (1987) ... (novels) / (screenplay)
 1987 More About the Children of Noisy Village (novels) / (screenplay)
 1987 Mio min Mio (novel)
 1986 Ronja Rövardotter (TV Mini-Series) (novel)
 1986 The Children of Noisy Village (novels) / (screenplay)
 1985 Emila nedarbi (TV Movie) (novel "Än lever Emil i Lönneberga")
 1985 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Pippi Longstocking (1985) ... (novel)
 1984 Ronja Robbersdaughter (novel) / (screenplay)
 1984 Peppi Dlinnyychulok (TV Movie) (novel "Pippi Långstrump")
 1984 Rasmus på luffen (TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1984)
- Episode #1.3 (1984)
- Episode #1.2 (1984)
- Del 1 (1984)
  Bröderna Lejonhjärta (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 5 episodes, 1980) (screenplay - 5 episodes, 1980)
- Stridens dagar (1980) ... (novel) / (screenplay)
- Fången i Katlagrottan (1980) ... (novel) / (screenplay)
- I Törnrosdalen (1980) ... (novel) / (screenplay)
- Över de vilda bergen (1980) ... (novel) / (screenplay)
- Min bror Jonatan (1980) ... (novel) / (screenplay)
 1980 Madicken på Junibacken (novels "Madicken" and "Madicken och Junibackens Pims") / (screenplay)
 1979 Du är inte klok, Madicken (novels "Madicken" and "Madicken och Junibackens Pims") / (screenplay)
  Madicken (TV Series) (novels - 6 episodes, 1979) (teleplay - 6 episodes, 1979)
- Lisabet pillar in en ärta i näsan (1979) ... (novels) / (teleplay)
- Junibackens jul (1979) ... (novels) / (teleplay)
- Spöket i brygghuset (1979) ... (novels) / (teleplay)
- Fru Nilsson får tillbaka sin kropp (1979) ... (novels) / (teleplay)
- Madicken flyger och far (1979) ... (novels) / (teleplay)
 1978 Rasmus-brodyaga (TV Movie) (story)
 1977-1978 Så går det till på Saltkråkan (TV Series) (a film story by - 12 episodes)
- Skrållans födelsedag (1978) ... (a film story by)
- Skeppsbrutna på Kråkskär (1978) ... (a film story by)
- Skrållan, Ruskprick och Knorrhane (1977) ... (a film story by)
- Saltkråkans tjuvgubbe (1977) ... (a film story by)
- Döda skeppens vik (1977) ... (a film story by)
 1977 The Brothers Lionheart (novel) / (screenplay)
  Karlsson på taket (TV Mini-Series) (novel "Lillebror och Karlsson på taket" - 3 episodes, 1976) (screenplay - 3 episodes, 1976)
- Spulle! Ett röke! (1976) ... (novel "Lillebror och Karlsson på taket") / (screenplay)
- Kuckelimuckmedkinen (1976) ... (novel "Lillebror och Karlsson på taket") / (screenplay)
- Vilken smäll va (1976) ... (novel "Lillebror och Karlsson på taket") / (screenplay)
  Emil i Lönneberga (TV Series) (novels - 13 episodes, 1974 - 1976) (screenplay - 13 episodes, 1974 - 1976)
- Kräftfiske, gökotta och andre lustbarheter (1976) ... (novels) / (screenplay)
- Den stora snöstormen (1974) ... (novels) / (screenplay)
- Griseknoens märkliga bravader (1974) ... (novels) / (screenplay)
- Sugga är också galen! (1974) ... (novels) / (screenplay)
- Husförhöret i Katthult (1974) ... (novels) / (screenplay)
 1976 Priklyucheniya Kalle-syschika (TV Movie) (book)
 1974 Världens bästa Karlsson (novel "Lillebror och Karlsson på taket") / (screenplay)
 1973 Emil och griseknoen (novel "Än lever Emil i Lönneberga") / (screenplay)
 1972 New Mischief by Emil (novels) / (screenplay)
 1971 Emil i Lönneberga (novels) / (screenplay)
 1971 Erazem in Potepuh (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1971)
- Episode #1.2 (1971)
- Episode #1.1 (1971)
 1971 Podezrelé prázdniny (TV Mini-Series) (novel 'Mästerdetektiven Blomkvist' - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1971) ... (novel 'Mästerdetektiven Blomkvist')
- Episode #1.2 (1971) ... (novel 'Mästerdetektiven Blomkvist')
- Episode #1.1 (1971) ... (novel 'Mästerdetektiven Blomkvist')
 1970 Pippi on the Run (novel) / (screenplay)
 1970 Pippi in the South Seas (manuscript)
 1970 Karlson Returns (Short) (book)
 1969 Pippi Goes on Board (novels "Pippi Långstrump" and "Pippi Långstrump går ombord") / (screenplay)
 1969 Pippi Longstocking (novels "Pippi Långstrump" and "Pippi Långstrump går ombord") / (screenplay)
  Pippi Longstocking (TV Series) (books - 13 episodes, 1969) (teleplay - 13 episodes, 1969)
- Pippi går ombord (1969) ... (books) / (teleplay)
- Pippi håller avskedskalas (1969) ... (books) / (teleplay)
- Pippi är skeppsbruten (1969) ... (books) / (teleplay)
- Pippis ballongfärd (1969) ... (books) / (teleplay)
- Pippi hittar en spunk (1969) ... (books) / (teleplay)
 1968 Vi på Saltkråkan (a film story by)
 1968 Junior and Karlson (Short) (book)
 1967 Skrållan, Ruskprick och Knorrhane (a film story by)
 1966 Tjorven och Mysak (a film story by)
 1965 Tjorven och Skrållan (a film story by)
 1964 Tjorven, Batsman, and Moses (a film story by)
 1964 Vi på Saltkråkan (TV Series) (a film story by - 13 episodes)
- Melker får napp! (1964) ... (a film story by)
- Snickargården i fara (1964) ... (a film story by)
- Räven raskar över isen (1964) ... (a film story by)
- Visst finns det tomtar (1964) ... (a film story by)
- Ett litet djur åt Pelle (1964) ... (a film story by)
 1962 Alla vi barn i Bullerbyn (TV Series) (novels - 1962) / (teleplay - 1962)
 1961 Bara roligt i Bullerbyn (novels) / (screenplay)
 1961 Nina, Nora, Nalle (TV Mini-Series)
 1961 Shirley Temple's Storybook (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Pippi Longstocking (1961) ... (novel)
 1960 Alla vi barn i Bullerbyn (novels) / (screenplay)
 1957 Mästerdetektiven lever farligt (novel) / (screenplay)
 1956 Rasmus, Pontus och Toker (novel) / (screenplay)
 1955 Luffaren och Rasmus (novel "Rasmus på luffen") / (screenplay)
 1949 Pippi Långstrump (novel)
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First novel 'Britt-Marie lättar sitt hjärta' is published. See more »

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(On the question if she would like to be a member of the Swedish Academy.) "The Swedish Academy? What use would they have of an old woman that is half blind, half deaf and totally crazy?" See more »

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She was awarded dozens of Swedish and international prizes for her books, among them the Hans Christian Andersen medal in 1958, which is considered the ultimate accolade for an author of children's books. See more »

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