Svend Otto S.

Svend Otto S. (1916-1996) attended evening classes at the “Handicraft School”, studied at Bizzie Høyer’s School of Draughtsmanship and at St Martin’s School of Art in London. His works have been exhibited the world over. He has also won many prizes, amongst which, the international children’s book prize – The H C Andersen Medal.

Svend Otto S has illustrated Astrid Lindgren’s picture-book My Nightingale Is Singing (1984), which was originally included in the textbook Sunnanäng (1959).