emil i lönneberga
Emil i Lönneberga is living with his mother, his father and little sister Ida including the farm-worker Alfred and the maid Lina in Katthult, Lönneberga parish in Småland, and he makes mischiefs almost every day all year round.
Astrid Lindgren is known all over the world for her childrens books about Pippi Longstocking, Emil i Lönneberga and Karlsson på taket, and she has been awarded numerous prizes, including the Swedish Academy´s gold medal.
Björn Berg was a Swedish drawer, painter and print maker. After two years studying at the Technical School in Stockholm, Björn Berg continued his studies at the Art Academy´s graphic department. Björn Berg collaborated during 40 years with Alf Henrikson, Dagens Nyheter. Their collaboration resulted in a large number of popular history books. He is also well known as an illustrator for Astrid Lindgrens books about Emil i Lönneberga and Alf Proysens books about Gumman som blev liten som en tesked. The model of Emil is his own son Torbjörn Berg.