The world is full of tricky quotes derived from the texts that Astrid Lindgren has written, or statements that she has done. Sometimes they are correct, but sometimes out the little garbled. Here is the page to all of you who want to know how it was really expressed by Astrid Lindgren. Use the search function top right. try the little cloud of quotes and keywords, or just scroll your way in a world of memorable quotes.
"Journalists are so stubborn. Just leave an empty space in the paper and write: This is where we were going to have something about Astrid Lindgren, but she wouldn’t be in it ."
Aftonbladet, 4th May 1976
"And so I write the way I myself would like the book to be – if I were a child. I write for the child within me."
Expressen, 6th December
"I want to write for a readership that can create miracles. Children create miracles when they read. That’s why children need books."
The School Library (March, 1958). Astrid was asked now and then if she wasn’t going to start writing “real” books soon.