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Created by Astrid Lindgren (1907-2002), the “Pippi Longstocking” series of kids’ books was inspired by a story that the Swedish writer made up for her daughter, who was sick and off school one winter day in 1941. The series has been translated into more than 100 different languages and the Astrid Lindgren Archives were added to UNESCO’s Memory of the World Register in 2005.

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