By Astrid Lindgren
Entering into Children’s literature with the stories about Pippi, the famous Swedish children’s writer Astrid Lidgren (1907-2002) subverted it. The book includes the first tale about the naughty girl Pippi Longstocking having unusual power. It was written in 1944 and since that year has become one of the most beloved children’s books of the world. It is translated into Armenian for the first time.
Astrid Anna Emilia Lindgren (born Ericsson; 14 November 1907 – 28 January 2002) was a Swedish writer of fiction and screenplays. She is best known for children’s book series featuring Pippi Longstocking, Karlsson-on-the-Roof, and the Six Bullerby Children (Children of Noisy Village in the US). As of May 2013, she is the world’s 18th most translated author and the third most translated children’s books author after H.C. Andersen and the Grimm brothers. Lindgren has sold roughly 144 million books worldwide.