Anne-Cath. Vestly


Born
in Rena, Åmot, Hedmark, Norway
February 15, 1920

Died
December 15, 2008

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Anne-Catharina Vestly, but published as Anne-Cath. Vestly is a Norwegian actress and author of children books. She debuted with "Ole Aleksander Filibom-bom-bom" in 1953. Her first works were designed to be read on the radio, making the language to a greater extent oral than in her later books. Through the Norwegian children radio program "Barnetimen for de minste" she developed a large audience for her children stories. Some of her books were adapted into movies. As an actress, the Anne-Cath. Vestly herself played the role as the grandmother in the films about "Mormor og de åtte ungene". An interesting aspect of Vestly's books are that she has created her own little town, "Tiriltoppen", where many of her characters live. Hence, earlier prot ...more

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Eight Children and a Truck ...

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4.31 avg rating — 422 ratings — published 1957 — 21 editions
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Mormor og de åtte ungene i ...

4.25 avg rating — 257 ratings — published 1958 — 11 editions
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Lillebror og Knerten (Knert...

4.09 avg rating — 103 ratings — published 1962 — 4 editions
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Ole Aleksander Filibom-bom-...

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3.78 avg rating — 86 ratings — published 1953 — 3 editions
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Hello, Aurora (Aurora, #1)

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4.25 avg rating — 125 ratings — published 1966 — 8 editions
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Marte og Mormor og Mormor o...

4.07 avg rating — 108 ratings — published 1959 — 8 editions
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Trofaste Knerten (Knerten, #2)

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3.90 avg rating — 60 ratings — published 1963 — 2 editions
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Guro (Guro, #1)

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4.02 avg rating — 55 ratings — published 1975 — 3 editions
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Knerten gifter seg (Knerten...

3.87 avg rating — 55 ratings — published 1964
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Папа, мама, бабушка, восемь...

4.75 avg rating — 56 ratings — published 1992 — 5 editions
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