The lost joys of a carefree life or are contemporary Swedish authors “banning” happiness?
Interview with Francesca Dal Negro, Feltrinelli Kids editor, Italy

Anna Battista


“But I will look for Lindgren’s heritage also in other countries – for example, Australia, New Zealand and India – because I think we shouldn’t ‘ban’ carefree happiness, goodness, and optimism from children’s literature”. Francesca Dal Negro, Feltrinelli Kids editor, Italy, about Swedish contemporary literature.

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