Obscure Childhood favorites

Jon Noble jon_p_noble at yahoo.com
Mon Feb 10 19:12:49 EST 2003


--- Katarina Hjärpe <head_overheels at hotmail.com>
wrote:
> 
> >Know this one (but didn't discover it until after
> >childhood)
> >Mind you I can't think of any other scandinavian
> >children's authors equally well known in the
> English
> >speaking world.
> 
> 
> HC Andersen? Having Disney movies based on your
> stuff is pretty "well 
> known". :-) But then, he's a 19th century moralist,
> so while some of his 
> stories are quite lovely... not a favourite.
> 
> Katta
> 

I knew as soon as I pressed Send that someone would
point out some glaringly obvious example of another
well known scandinavian children's author.

Jon

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