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The following is a list of books published by Astrid Lindgren, a Swedish author of children fiction.

Children and Youth Novels

Series

Title (Series) Title (Individual novel) Alternative Titles Original Title Original Release English Release Notes and References
Bill Bergson series (Mästerdetektiven Blomkvist) Bill Bergson, Master Detective Mästerdetektiven Blomkvist 1946 1952
Bill Bergson Lives Dangerously Mästerdetektiven Blomkvist lever farligt 1951 1954
Bill Bergson and the White Rose Rescue Kalle Blomkvist och Rasmus 1954 1965
The Children on Troublemaker Street series The Children on Troublemaker Street Lotta, Lotta Says No!, Mischievous Martens Barnen på Bråkmakargatan 1956 1964
Lotta on Troublemaker Street Lotta Leaves Home, Lotta Makes a Mess Lotta på Bråkmakargatan 1961 1964
Emil of Lönneberga series (Emil i Lönneberga) Emil in the Soup Tureen Emil and the Great Escape, That Boy Emil! Emil i Lönneberga 1963 1970
Emil's Pranks Emil and the Sneaky Rat, Emil Gets into Mischief Nya hyss av Emil i Lönneberga 1966 1971
Emil and Piggy Beast Emil and His Clever Pig Än lever Emil i Lönneberga 1970 1973
Karlsson-on-the-Roof series (Karlsson på taket) Karlsson-on-the-Roof Karlson on the Roof, Eric and Karlsson-on-the-Roof Lillebror och Karlsson på taket 1955 1958
Karlson Flies Again Karlsson-on-the-Roof is Sneaking Around Again Karlsson på taket flyger igen 1962 1977
The World’s Best Karlson Karlsson på taket smyger igen 1968 1980
Kati series Kati in America Kati i Amerika 1951 1964
Kati in Italy Kati på Kaptensgatan 1952 1961
Kati in Paris Kati i Paris 1953 1966
Madicken series Mardie Mischievous Meg Madicken 1960 1962
Mardie to the Rescue Madicken och Junibackens Pims 1976 1981
The Runaway Sleigh Ride Titta, Madicken, det snöar! 1983 1984
Pippi Longstocking series (Pippi Långstrump) Pippi Longstocking Pippi Långstrump 1945 1950
Pippi Goes On Board Pippi Goes Aboard Pippi Långstrump går ombord 1946 1957
Pippi in the South Seas Pippi Långstrump i Söderhavet 1948 1959
The Six Bullerby Children / The Children of Noisy Village series (Barnen i Bullerbyn) The Children of Noisy Village Cherry Time at Bullerby Alla vi barn i Bullerbyn 1947 1962
Happy Times in Noisy Village Bara roligt i Bullerbyn 1952 1963

Individual Novels

Title Alternative Titles Original Title Original Release English Release Notes and References
The Brothers Lionheart Bröderna Lejonhjärta 1973 1975
Mio, My Son Mio, My Mio Mio, min Mio 1954 1956
Ronia the Robber's Daughter Ronja rövardotter 1981 1983
Seacrow Island Vi på Saltkråkan 1964 1968
Rasmus and the Vagabond Rasmus and the Tramp Rasmus på luffen 1956 1960

Picture books

Series

Title (Series) Title (Individual novel) Alternative Titles Original Title Original Release English Release Notes and References
Children's Everywhere series Noriko-San: girl of Japan Eva Visits Noriko-San Eva möter Noriko-san 1956 1958
Sia Lives on Kilimanjaro Sia bor på Kilimandjaro 1958 1959
My Swedish Cousins Mina svenska kusiner 1959 1959
Lilibet, circus child Lilibet, cirkusbarn 1960 1961
Marko Lives in Yugoslavia Marko bor i Jugoslavien 1962 1963
Dirk Lives in Holland Jackie bor i Holland 1963 1964
Randi Lives in Norway Gerda Lives in Norway Randi bor i Norge 1965 1965
Noy Lives in Thailand Noy bor i Thailand 1966 1967
Matti Lives in Finland Matti bor i Finland 1968 1968
The Children on Troublemaker Street series Lotta’s Bike Of Course Polly Can Ride a Bike Visst kan Lotta cykla 1971 1972
Lotta’s Christmas Surprise Of Course Polly Can Do Almost Anything Visst kan Lotta nästan allting 1965 1978
Lotta’s Easter Surprise Visst är Lotta en glad unge 1990 1991
Emil of Lönneberga series (Emil i Lönneberga) Emil's Little Sister När lilla Ida skulle göra hyss 1984 1985
Emil's Sticky Problem Emils hyss nr 325 1970 1986
Peter & Lena series I Want a Brother or Sister That's My Baby Jag vill också ha ett syskon 1971 1979
I Want to Go to School Too Jag vill också gå i skolan 1971 1980
Pippi Longstocking series (Pippi Långstrump) Pippi on the Run På rymmen med Pippi Långstrump 1971 1976
Pippi’s After-Christmas Party Pippi Långstrump har julgransplundring 1950 1995
Pippi Longstocking in the Park Pippi Långstrump i Humlegården 1945 2001
Pippi Moves In! Pippi flyttar in 1969 2012
The Six Bullerby Children / The Children of Noisy Village series (Barnen i Bullerbyn) Christmas in Noisy Village Jul i Bullerbyn 1963 1964
Springtime in Noisy Village Vår i Bullerbyn 1965 1966
Children’s Day in Bullerbu A Day at Bullerby Barnens dag i Bullerbyn 1961 1967
The Tomten series The Tomten Tomte är vaken 1960 1961
The Tomten and the Fox Räven och Tomten 1965 1965

Individual books

Title Alternative Titles Original Title Original Release English Release Notes and References
Brenda Brave Helps Grandmother Kajsa Kavat hjälper mormor 1958 1961
A Calf for Christmas När Bäckhultarn for till stan 1989 1992
Christmas in the Stable Jul i stallet 1961 1962
The Day Adam Got Mad Goran’s Great Escape När Adam Engelbrekt blev tvärarg 1991 1993
The Dragon with Red Eyes Draken med de röda ögonen 1985 1986
The Ghost of Skinny Jack Skinn Skerping – Hemskast av alla spöken i Småland 1986 1988
I Don't Want to Go to Bed Jag vill inte gå och lägga mig! 1947 1988
In the Land of Twilight I Skymningslandet 1994 2012
Mirabelle Mirabell 2002 2003
Most Beloved Sister My Very Own Sister Allrakäraste syster 1973 1974
My Nightingale Is Singing Spelar min lind, sjunger min näktergal 1959 1985
Now That Night Is Near Alla ska sova 2019 2020
The Red Bird Sunnanäng 1959 2005
Scrap and the Pirates Skrallan and the Pirates Skrållan och Sjörövarna 1967 1968
Simon Small Moves In Nils Karlsson-Pyssling flyttar in 1956 1965
The Story Journey From Junedale to Nangilima Sagoresan från Junibacken till Nangilima 2006 2010

Other works

Title Alternative Titles Original Title Original Release English Release Notes and References
25 automobile tours in Sweden 25 bilturer i Sverige 1939 1939 published by Motormännens riksförbund (The Swedish Automobile Association) and Svenska turisttrafikförbundet (Swedish Tourist Traffic Association), Astrid Lindgren was not credited as the author
Pomperipossa in Monismania Pomperipossa in Monimania Pomperipossa i Monismanien 1976 2002 published in Swedish Book Review 2002:1, P. 22-26
If I were God Vore jag Gud or Om jag vore gud 1975 2018 published in Never Violence!
Why do we write children’s books? Varför skriver man barnböcker? 1983 2017 Essay, first published in the final edition of Svensk Litteraturtidskrift (1983), the English essay was published in Children's Literature, Volume 45, 2017, P. 188-195. Johns Hopkins University Press and was translated by Elizabeth Sofia Powell.
Pippi Can Lift a Horse: The Importance of Children's Books 1982 1983 lecture, delivered by Astrid Lindgren at the Library of Congress on 15 November 1982, during the National Children's Book Week, later published as an English essay in The Quarterly Journal of the Library of Congress (1983), Volume 40, No. 3, P. 188-201

Biographies

Autobiographical books

Title Original Title Original Release English Release Notes and References
Samuel August from Sevedstorp and Hanna i Hult, also A Love story Samuel August från Sevedstorp och Hanna i Hult 1975 2007
How Astrid Lindgren achieved enactment of the 1988 law protecting farm animals in Sweden Min ko vill ha roligt (only parts of the book have been translated into English) 1989, Animal Welfare Institute
Never Violence Aldrig våld 2018 2018
War Diaries, 1939-1945 Krigsdagböcker 1939-1946 2015 2017

Other Biographies

Title Author Original Title Original Release English Release Notes and References
Astrid from Vimmerby Lena Törnqvist Astrid från Vimmerby 1998 1999
Astrid Lindgren – A Critical Study Vivi Edström Astrid Lindgren: Vildtoring och lägereld 1992 2000
Astrid Lindgren, Storyteller to the World Johanna Hurwitz Astrid Lindgren, Storyteller to the World 1989 1989
Astrid Lindgren: The Woman Behind Pippi Longstocking Jens Andersen Denne Dag, Et Liv - En Astrid Lindgren-biografi 2014 2018
Astrid Lindgren (World Authors Series) Eva-Maria Metcalf Astrid Lindgren 1995 1995
From Astrid to Lindgren Vladimir Oravsky, Kurt Peter Larsen Från Astrid till Lindgren 2007 2018
The whole world's Astrid Lindgren: an exhibition at Astrid Lindgren's Näs Kjell Åke Hansson Hela världens Astrid Lindgren 2007 2007
Astrid Lindgren - a life Cilla Dalén Astrid Lindgren - ett liv 2017 2018
Beyond Pippi Longstocking: Intermedial and International Approaches to Astrid Lindgren's Work Bettina Kümmerling-Meibauer, Astrid Surmatz - 2011 2011

Literature

  • Lars Bergtsson (2014): Bildbibliografi över Astrid Lindgrens skrifter 1921-2010. Sweden. Salikon förlag.
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