Through interviews with the founding family that still owns the company -- and with access to the vast LEGO archive, this definitive story behind one of the most beloved brands on the planet doubles as a cultural history of changing generations' view of childhood and the importance of play.
Yale University Press
x, 343 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
"The first English-language biography of Astrid Lindgren provides a moving and revealing portrait of the beloved Scandinavian literary icon whose adventures of Pippi Longstocking have influenced generations of young readers all over the world. Lindgren's sometimes turbulent life as an unwed teenage mother, outspoken advocate for the rights of women and children, and celebrated editor and author is chronicled in fascinating detail by Jens Andersen,...