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Ilon Wikland Author & Illustrator

Where is Sammeli?/Var är Sammeli?

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Where is Sammeli?/Var är Sammeli?

Olle has a dog called Sammeli. He’s Olle’s best friend and he loves playing hide and seek. Where has Sammeli gone now? By beloved illustrator and author Ilon Wikland.

Ilon Wikland


Ilon Wikland is a Swedish artist who has illustrated the largest number of Astrid Lindgren’s books. In 1944, Wiklund escaped the second Soviet occupation of Estonia with a classmate’s family and arrived in Sweden as a refugee. Almost a decade later, she met the author of Pippi Longstocking, who was about to publish Mio My…

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