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Eva Eriksson

  • 5 stars across 20 books
    Astrid Lindgren (1907-2002) was born on a homestead in Smaland, Sweden. Her most famous book, Pippi Longstocking, was published in 1945 to great success. She is also well known for Karlsson on the Roof, her books about The Bullerby Children and The Tomten. Her books are loved all over the world and have sold around 145 million copies. She won many awards, including the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award for Pippi Longstocking in 1973; the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 1958; and the International Book Award from UNESCO in 1993. Eva Eriksson was born in Halmstad in 1949 and is a graduate of Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design. She is one of Europe's best-loved children's illustrators, and has worked with Ulf Nilsson, Margaret Stroemstedt, Rose Lagercrantz and Eva Bexell, among others. She is especially well-known in Sweden for illustrating Barbo Lindgren's successful Max series. Eva Eriksson's work has been recognised with many awards, and in 2001 she was the recipient of the Astrid Lindgren Prize. She lives and works in Dwell, near Stockholm.
    1st August 1992

    The Tomten and the Fox

    In the moonlight, the fox sneaks towards the farm, hoping to steal a chicken or two. But he's forgotten about the old To... More

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    4th October 2005

    Julia Wants a Pet

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    25th January 2019

    A Day with Dad

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    1st January 2015

    Max's Bear

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    1st March 2015

    Max's Bath

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    1st January 2015

    Max's Wagon

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