Astrid Lindgrin Thing
I’m excited about my ongoing project on Astrid Lindgren: the centennial of her birth is 14 November, and I’ve been celebrating all year with reading, writing, teaching, and travel related to her life and work. I first read _Pippi Longstocking_ when I was nine years old, never dreaming that I would someday get to stand in the little house in Sweden where the author was born.
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About Betsy Bird
Betsy Bird is currently the Collection Development Manager of the Evanston Public Library system and a former Materials Specialist for New York Public Library. She has served on Newbery, written for Horn Book, and has done other lovely little things that she'd love to tell you about but that she's sure you'd find more interesting to hear of in person. Her opinions are her own and do not reflect those of EPL, SLJ, or any of the other acronyms you might be able to name. Follow her on Twitter: @fuseeight.
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