Astrid Lindgren

Discover how Astrid Lindgren 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.

Little People, Big Dreams - Discover the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream.

Written by Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara, Illustrated by Linzie Hunter
From the Little People, Big Dreams Series
32 pages
Published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2020
Hardcover

9.5 x 7.7 inches



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