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Annie M. G. Schmidt

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Annie M. G. Schmidt

Widely considered the greatest Dutch children’s author of the twentieth century, Annie M. G. Schmidt (1911–95) also wrote musicals, television shows, plays, and poetry for adults. In 1988, Astrid Lindgren presented her with the Hans Christian Andersen Award for her contribution to children’s literature.

Articles by Annie M. G. Schmidt

Overdue
By Annie M. G. Schmidt
Born in 1911, Annie M. G. Schmidt trained as a librarian. After World War II she moved to Amsterdam to work as the archivist at Het Parool, a newspaper that had begun as a clandestine resistance…
Translated by David Colmer
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