Inger Margrethe Gaarder

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Inger Margrethe Gaarder (née Berthelsen; 8 June 1926 – 31 December 1993) was a Norwegian children's writer.

She made her literary debut in 1977 with the children's book Nikolai begynner på skolen. She published books with myths and fairy tales from Sri Lanka and from India, and contributed to textbooks for primary school.[1] She was awarded the Cappelen Prize in 1986.[2] She was the mother of Jostein Gaarder[3] and Helge Gaarder.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Inger Margrethe Gaarder". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 27 February 2011.
  2. ^ "Cappelenprisen – Store norske leksikon". Snl.no. Retrieved 22 November 2015.
  3. ^ Rottem, Øystein. "Jostein Gaarder". In Helle, Knut (ed.). Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 22 November 2015.
  4. ^ Bergan, Jon Vidar. "Helge Gaarder". In Bolstad, Erik (ed.). Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 10 May 2017.
Awards
Preceded by
Kolbein Falkeid,
Arvid Hanssen
Recipient of the Cappelen Prize
1986
(shared with Fredrik Skagen)
Succeeded by
Roy Jacobsen,
Håvard Rem