Patti Moed over at Pilot Fish runs a series featuring Trailblazers from all over the world. I was lucky enough to get my nominee, Astrid Lindgren, featured! Do read about the other interesting trailblazers – some of them you may never have heard of.
This week’s guest blogger is Ann-Christine Påhlson, who is introducing our first Pilot Fish Trailblazer nominee from Sweden. Ann-Christine, who is a marvelous photographer and writer, hosts the blog Leya. Her nominee is the author of the book Pippi Longstocking, loved by children and adults around the world.
And so I write the way I myself would like the book to be – if I were a child. I write for the child within me. — Astrid Lindgren
Photo: Astrid Lindgren. Source: http://www.AstridLindgren.se
My children and I hopped on the Story Train at Junibacken in Stockholm about a dozen or so years ago, for a journey through the recreated, imaginary children’s world of the writer Astrid Lindgren. It was her own voice, so familiar, that guided us through the journey.
We listened to her stories, with lumps in our throats and tears in our eyes…
Junibacken, Stockholm, Sweden…
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