By the much-loved author of Pippi Longstocking.
Astrid was born in 1907, and grew up at a farm called Nas the south of Sweden. Her first book was published in 1944, followed a year later by Pippi Longstocking. She published more than one hundred books in her lifetime and is still the most popular children's author in Sweden. Her books have been translated into more than sixty languages, and she received numerous honours and awards.Astrid Lindgren died in 2002.
`'A lovely evocation of a beautiful countryside and a world where children were free to explore and enjoy adventures'' Parents in Touch