Author

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Thorbjørn Egner

Norwegian artist and writer

1912   -   1990

country of citizenship: Norway
language of expression: Norwegian
educated at: Norwegian National Academy of Craft and Art Industry
occupation: writer, illustrator, translator, composer, screenwriter, songwriter, children's writer
award received: Spellemann Award for children's record of the year, Bokkunstprisen, Cappelen Prize, Oslo City Culture Award, Peer Gynt Literary Award, Order of St. Olav

Thorbjørn Egner (12 December 1912 – 24 December 1990) was a Norwegian playwright, songwriter and illustrator known principally for his books, plays and musicals for children. He is principally associated with his narratives for children including Karius og Baktus (1949) and Folk og røvere i Kardemommeby (1955).
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works

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Karius and Bactus

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author: Thorbjørn Egner

1949

When the Robbers Came to Cardamom Town

book by Thorbjørn Egner

author: Thorbjørn Egner
illustrator: Thorbjørn Egner

1955

Dýrin í Hálsaskógi

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author: Thorbjørn Egner

Thorbjørn Egners lesebøker

book by Thorbjørn Egner

author: Thorbjørn Egner

Musikantene kommer til byen

book by Thorbjørn Egner

author: Thorbjørn Egner

Klattiklatt drar til negerland

book by Thorbjørn Egner

author: Thorbjørn Egner

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