Ilon Wikland

Maire-Ilon Wikland (née Pääbo; born February 5, 1930) is an Estonian-born Swedish artist and illustrator.wikipedia
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Haapsalu

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Wikland was born in Tartu, Estonia and raised in Haapsalu, Lääne County on Estonia's Baltic coast.
The Land of Ilon Wikland (Wiklandia), a recreation centre for children, is set to open in a few years within the town.

Estonia

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Maire-Ilon Wikland (née Pääbo; born February 5, 1930) is an Estonian-born Swedish artist and illustrator.

Sweden

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Maire-Ilon Wikland (née Pääbo; born February 5, 1930) is an Estonian-born Swedish artist and illustrator.

Tartu

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Wikland was born in Tartu, Estonia and raised in Haapsalu, Lääne County on Estonia's Baltic coast.

Lääne County

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Wikland was born in Tartu, Estonia and raised in Haapsalu, Lääne County on Estonia's Baltic coast.

Occupation of the Baltic states

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In 1944 she escaped with the family of a classmate from the second Soviet occupation of Estonia, to Sweden.

Rabén & Sjögren

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In 1953 Wikland applied for a job as illustrator at Rabén & Sjögren.

Astrid Lindgren

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She was met by Astrid Lindgren, who had just finished writing the book Mio, my Son and who could see immediately that Wikland was able to “draw fairytales”.

Karlsson-on-the-Roof

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Vi sätter oss i ringen

Ilon Wikland also drew a poster with children from different parts of Earth.

Brenda Brave Helps Grandmother

Kajsa Kavat
Later it was published as a picture book on its own, illustrated by Ilon Wikland.

Ingen rövare finns i skogen

Later it was rewritten into a story illustrated by Ilon Wikland.

Brenda Brave

Anna Zamolska from KinderundJugendmedien.de believes, that the film looks like a beautiful picture book made from Ilon Wikland-illustrations and old photographs.

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