Kneippbyn and Villa Villekulla

In the Kneippbyn Activity Centre on the island of Gotland stands the house which served as Villekulla Cottage in the films about Pippi Longstocking. In the summer you can meet Pippi at the daily theatre performances at the centre, which also offers accommodation and swimming facilities.

www.kneippbyn.se

Astrid Lindgren´s World

This is the unique theatre-park which Astrid herself was involved in creating in Vimmerby. Here you can meet Pippi, Emil, Mardie, Ronia, Karlsson and all the other characters – live – every day during the summer! It’s Sweden’s largest children’s theatre-park, all based on Astrid Lindgren’s texts.

www.alv.se

Junibacken

Junibacken is a children’s culture and adventure centre on the island of Djurgården, in central Stockholm and right next to the Vasa Museum. Junibacken was established in 1996 and offers various exhibitions based on Swedish children’s books. Taking a journey on the “Story Train” through all of Astrid Lindgren’s stories is always a highlight at Junibacken. Open all year round.

www.junibacken.se

Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

The world’s biggest prize for children’s and young people’s literature and the second largest literature award, all categories. The prize totals 5 million Swedish Kronor and is awarded annually.

www.alma.se

Saltkråkan

Saltkråkan AB owns and reserves the rights to Astrid Lindgren’s works. The company is run by Astrid Lindgren’s heirs and this is where you can seek answers to all your enquiries concerning copyright and to what extent you are permitted to use Astrid Lindgren’s works.

www.saltkrakan.se

SF - Svensk Filmindustri

www.sfinternational.se

Verlag Friedrich Oetinger

This publishing firm in Germany has been responsible for the distribution of almost all the Astrid Lindgren books which have been translated into German so far.

www.oetinger.de

The National Library

The Astrid Lindgren archive is housed in the National Library in Stockholm. In 2005 the collection was added to UNESCO’s “Memory of the World Register”, a listing of archives and documents considered to be of value for the whole of mankind.

www.kb.se

The Swedish Institute for Children's Books

The library at the Swedish Institute for Children’s Books houses nearly all the books for children and youth that have been published in Sweden since 1591. Founded in 1965, its stated objective is to put together a collection of all the books written for children and youth published in Sweden, to make it widely accessible as a resource, and to promote knowledge about literature for the young as well as about children’s reading habits.

www.sbi.kb.se

Rabén & Sjögren

The Swedish publishing firm which has published and distributed Astrid Lindgren’s books, and where Astrid worked as publishing editor of children’s books for many years.

www.rabensjogren.se

Astrid Lindgrens Näs

Astrid Lindgren’s Näs is a new cultural centre in Vimmerby and has been erected next to Astrid Lindgren’s childhood home. There are exhibitions, an information centre, a cinema and a café. You can walk around the garden where Astrid played as a child and see, amongst other things, the “real” lemonade tree.

www.astridlindgrensnas.se

Astrid Lindgren´s World

This large theatre park in Vimmerby has been created entirely around Astrid Lindgren’s fairytales and stories. Here you can meet Karlsson on the Roof, Mardie, Ronia the Robber’s Daughter, Emil in Lönneberga and not to mention Pippi Longstocking, in the various plays which are performed throughout the day, all summer.

www.alv.se

Mardie

The song was written for the film about Mardie (1979)

Pilutta-visan
Text: Astrid Lindgren
© Saltkråkan AB www.saltkrakan.se
Music: © Bengt Hallberg

Emil in Lönneberga

The songs were written for the three films about Emil in Lönneberga. (1971, 1972 and 1973)

Min lilla gris vill ha roligt
Text: Astrid Lindgren
Music: Georg Riedel
© Saltkråkan AB www.saltkrakan.se

All other songs
Text: Astrid Lindgren
Music: Georg Riedel
© Gazell Music www.gazell.net

The songs from Rasmus and the Tramp

The songs were written in connection with the two films (1955 and 1981)

The Tramp and Rasmus (1955)
Kattvisan
Text: Astrid Lindgren
Music: Lille Bror Söderlundh
© Nordiskt musikförlag/Warner Chapell Music www.warnerchappell.se

Rasmus and the Tramp (1981)
Luffarvisan
Text: Astrid Lindgren
© Saltkråkan AB www.saltkrakan.se
Music: © Gösta Linderholm

Ronia, The robber´s Daughter

The songs were written to the film about Ronia, The robber´s Daughter (1984)

Vargsången
Text: © Astrid Lindgren
Music: © Björn Isfält

Ronjas visa vid lägerelden
Text: © Astrid Lindgren
Music: © Björn Isfält

Rövarsången
Text: © Astrid Lindgren
Music: © Anders Berglund

Rumpnissarnas visa
Text: © Astrid Lindgren
Music: © Anders Berglund

Pippi Longstocking

The songs were written to the TV-series (1969) and the following films (1970)

Here comes Pippi Longstocking
Text: Astrid Lindgren
Music: Jan Johansson

all other Pippi Longstocking songs
Text: Astrid Lindgren
Music: Georg Riedel

© Universal/Hans Busch Musikförlag www.umusic.com

Seacrow Island

The song from Seacrow Island were written to the TV-series (1964)

Text: Astrid Lindgren
Music: trad arr Ulf Björlin
© Universal/Hans Busch Musikförlag www.umusic.com

Simon Small

Plätt plitt plutt-visan
Text: © Astrid Lindgren /Saltkråkan AB www.saltkrakan.se
Music: © Anders Berglund

Vad det är bra…
Text: © Astrid Lindgren /Saltkråkan AB www.saltkrakan.se
Music: © Anders Berglund and Anders Berglund

The Brothers Lionheart

The song was written to the film (1977)

Körsbärsdalens frihetssång
Text: Astrid Lindgren
© Saltkråkan AB www.saltkrakan.se
Music: © Björn Isfeldt

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