Biography

Anckarsvärd , Karin

Karin Anckarsvärd (1915-1969 ) is a Swedish author, who wrote widely for children after training as a secretary.  Her books are not widely available in the UK:  she seems to have been much more widely translated and published in the USA.  She won the Nils Holgersson prize in 1964 for her book The Doctor’s Boy.  Her one pony book Rider by Night, was imported into the UK by Scholastic.

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