ASTRID LINDGREN( Writer)
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Biography ASTRID LINDGREN
Astrid Lindgren (full name Astrid Anna Emilia) was born in 1907. Her childhood was spent in seclusion in a peasant family.
After school, she worked in a local newspaper, then moved to Stockholm and was admitted to the school secretaries. December 4, 1926 her son, Lars. Marry Astrid Erickson came five years later, Lindgren - is the name of her husband. At work, she returned only in 1937, when Lars was 11, and his sister Karin was three years. In 1941, Lindgren family moved into a new apartment in Dalagatane (Stockholm area), where Astrid lived until her death (January 28, 2002).
. Popular it made it a fairy tale - "Pippi Longstocking" (original Pippi, but in most Russian translations for some reason she was Pippi Longstocking) by Astrid Lindgren wrote her a gift her daughter in 1944
. The book became popular with lightning speed, she was awarded several prizes, and publishers quickly explained to the author that you can earn a living literature.
. Her first book - "Britt-Marie makes the heart" (1944) and 1-st part of the tale "Pippi Longstocking" (1945-1952), as expressed by literary critics love to have violated the teaching and Sentimental tradition of children's literature in Sweden.
. It is noteworthy that the worldwide recognition for a long time could not reconcile the author from the Swedish government commission on children's books and textbooks
. In terms of formal educators Lindgren's tales have been wrong: not instructive.
In 1951 died Sturr Lindgren, the husband of writer. There Astrid were children and fairy tales:
Since the early 1970's written by Astrid Lindgren's books consistently top the list of most popular works for children. Her works have been published in 58 languages. And even say that if the entire circulation of books by Astrid Lindgren put in a vertical stack, then it will be 175 times higher than the Eiffel Tower.
. In 1957, Lindgren was the first children's writer to receive the Swedish State Award for literary achievement
. At Astrid struck a number of awards and prizes to list them all is impossible. Among the most important: the prize named after Hans Christian Andersen, which is called 'little Nobel' prize named after Lewis Carroll, awarded by UNESCO and various governments, Silver Bear (for the film 'Ronnie - Robber's Daughter').
. In the name of Astrid Lindgren was named one of the minor planets, she was awarded prizes and awards around the world
. Children's writer became the first woman to be in life was a monument - he is in the heart of Stockholm, and Astrid attended the ceremony of its opening. Not so long ago, the Swedes called their native land "woman of the century", and last year in Sweden was opened the first museum of Astrid Lindgren.
. In 1980-90-s of the author played a significant role in political life, becoming a volunteer defender of the rights of children and animals.
. The most famous works of Astrid Lindgren
. Pippi Longstocking - 1945
. Mio, my Mio! - 1954
. The Kid and Carlson, who lives on the roof - 1955
. Carlson, who lives on the roof, again flew - 1962
. Reappears Carlson, who lives on the roof - 1968
. The famous detective Kalle Blyumkvist - 1946
. Rasmus-wanderer - 1956
. Emil from Lennebergi - 1963
. New tricks from Emile Lennebergi - 1966
. Emil is still alive from Lennebergi - 1970
. We are on the island Saltkroka - 1964