Authors

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Rose Lagercrantz

Rose Lagercrantz is an author of books for children as well as for adults. Her first book was published in 1973. Rose Lagercrantz has been awarded the Astrid Lindgren Prize, The August Prize, Heffaklumpen and The Nils Holgersson plaque. Her books have been translated into 25 languages so far.

Selma Lagerlöf

Selma Lagerlöf (1858-1940) was born in Östra Emterwik, Värmland, Sweden. She was brought up on Mårbacka, the family estate, which she did not leave until 1881, when she went to a teachers’ college at Stockholm. In 1885 she became a teacher at the girls’ secondary school in Landskrona. She had been w…

Kristoffer Leandoer

Kristoffer Leandoer is a versatile and talented author, writer and translator with published fantasy books, horror stories and poetry anthologies to his credit. September, is his latest acclaimed adult novel. He was shortlisted for the prestigious August prize in 2010 with the essay collection Mask,…

Petter Lidbeck

Petter Lidbeck is a journalist and critically acclaimed author of the books about Vinni, charming and humorous stories for 6-9 years olds. He also writes for teenagers and together with illustrator Lisen Adbåge he has enjoyed considerable success for his picture books.

Gunnel Linde

Gunnel Linde was born in Stockholm in 1924. She was the only child and her father died when she was a baby, so she and her mother lived in a small flat rather like the Chimneytop Lane/Tacka vet jag skorstensgränd (one of her books). Gunnel Linde attended art school but eventually droped out and beca…

Pija Lindenbaum

Pija Lindenbaum made her major breakthrough in 1990 with Else-Marie och småpapporna and has continued to surprise her readers with stories you could only dream about before. In 2000 Pija was awarded the August Prize for Gittan och gråvargarna.

Ola Lindholm

Ola Lindholm, born 1970, has created TV programs, music, shows och journals for children since the beginning of the 90’s. He’s been awarded mutiple times for his work: the Swedish Grammies, two “Kristaller” for the best TV show and both gold and platinum discs for his children records. Between class…

Mervi Lindman

Mervi Lindman, born 1971 in Finland, is a popular illustrator who makes both the facts and the reasoning even clearer with her warm, clever pictures.In 2016 the first two books in the series about Baby was published – colourful children’s books about an expressive, emotional and mischievous little b…