Ulf Stark

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Ulf Stark (1944) is a Swedish prose writer and screenwriter who has written more than thirty books and whose works have been translated into 25 languages. Stark is a highly recognized children’s and young adult author in Sweden, and has even been called the successor of Astrid Lindgren. Stark has been lauded for his ability to see things from the perspective of children as well as adults and of course, for his warm and heartfelt humour. In 1998, Stark received the Nordic Children’ Literature Book Prize for his work. In recent years, his works have also begun appearing in Estonian. You can meet Ulf Stark at the Estonian Children’s Literature Centre on Friday, 29 May at 10 am and on Saturday, 30 May at 12 pm at the Rahva Raamat bookshop in the Viru Shopping Centre.