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Astrid Lindgren

Author: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara

Illustrated by: Linzie Hunter

Meet Astrid Lindgren, who grew up to become one of the world’s best-loved authors, and the creator of the irresistible Pippi Longstocking.

Little Astrid grew up on an old farm in Sweden. Her childhood was very happy, so happy that she never wanted to grow up. When she was four, her friend Edit read Astrid her first story. Suddenly, the entire place was filled with giants, witches, and fairies. They all came out from a magic object call a book. Astrid did her best to learn how to read, and once she started, she couldn’t stop! Soon, there were no books left to borrow from the library and her friends. Learn how Astrid turned her love of books and telling stories into a career as a world-renowned author. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the inspiring writer’s life.

Specs:

Format: Hardback, 32 pages

ISBN: US 9780711252172, UK 9781786037626

Size: 0.374in x 0.303in / 9.5mm x 7.7mm

Published: March 3, 2020

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Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara

Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara

Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara, born in Barcelona, Spain, is a writer and creative director in constant search of new concepts for children's books. Working for more than fifteen years for clients in top advertising agencies, her books combine creativity with learning, aiming to establish a new and fresh relationship between children and pop culture.

Linzie Hunter

LINZIE HUNTER is originally from Scotland and now lives in London. She was a theatre stage manager before becoming an illustrator. Her hand-lettering and illustrations have appeared in books, magazines, and advertising campaigns internationally.

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