Ingrid Vang Nyman’s Inuit Summer
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Ingrid Vang Nyman’s Inuit Summer

Having completed the first Pippi Lognstocking book in 1945, illustrator Ingrid Vang Nyman teamed up with her cousin Pipaluk Freuchen to create Ivik the Fatherless, later published in the UK as Eskimo Boy. Pipaluk was the half Inuit daughter of Ingrid’s uncle, the famous Arctic explorer Peter Freuchen (surely the inspiration for Pippi’s pirate father). … Continue reading