Pippi Longstocking, Emil in Lönneberga, The Brothers Lionheart, The Children of Noisy Village, Ronja the Robber’s Daughter… Millions of children and grown-ups across the globe love these characters and feel right at home in Villa Villekulla, Cherry Vale, Emil’s woodshed and on Seacrow Island. All of these worlds are the inventions of Astrid Lindgren - one of the most read children’s book writers in the world.
Welcome to the official Astrid Lindgren website. Here you will find information about Astrid Lindgren as a person, about her stories and find out everything you want to know about her treasured characters. You will also be able to discover destinations where you can experience her life and work. Additionally, you can find out more about The Astrid Lindgren Company here and how we work to protect and spread Astrid Lindgren’s legacy.
Young actress Kerstin Linden, from critically-acclaimed feature film,The Emigrants,has signed up for the highly sought-after lead role as Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter.
Did you know? All things Astrid Lindgren are available online from The Astrid Lindgren Store. Books, toys, games, costumes, posters, homeware and clothes with Pippi Longstocking and all the other characters are all collected in the official shop.
I want to write for a readership that can create miracles. Children create miracles when they read.’
With the 360 degree photos of Astrid Lindgren's apartment, you can click around to discover the different rooms. It is also possible to zoom in on the images, for example to take a closer look at the titles in the bookshelves. We hope you enjoy it!
Astrid Lindgren’s books have sold more than 170 million copies worldwide. According to UNESCO’s annual list, she is the 18th most translated author in the world.