“I am overwhelmed and honoured”

Meg Rosoff, Laureate of the 2016 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award:

“I am overwhelmed and profoundly honoured to be the recipient of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial award for 2016. As a child I modelled myself on Pippi Longstocking – desperate to grow up brave enough to sail the seven seas, strong enough to lift a horse, unconventional enough to live by my own rules.”

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