"Astrid Anna Emilia Lindgren" was a Sweden/Swedish writer of fiction and screenplays. She is best known for children's book series featuring Pippi Longstocking, Karlsson-on-the-Roof, and the The Six Bullerby Children/Six Bullerby Children (Children of Noisy Village in the US). As of May 2013, she is the world's 18th most translated author and the third most translated children's books author after Hans Christian Andersen/H.C. Andersen and the Grimm brothers. Lindgren has sold roughly 144 million books worldwide.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous writers! More Astrid Lindgren on Wikipedia.