Fam Ekman

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Fam Ekman
Born October 1946 (age 75)
Stockholm, Sweden
Occupation Children's writer, illustrator
Notable works Kall meg onkel Alf

Fam Ekman (born 6 October 1946) is a Swedish/Norwegian children's writer and illustrator. She was born in Stockholm, Sweden as the daughter of actors Hasse Ekman and Eva Henning, and moved to Oslo in 1954.

She made her literary début in 1969 with Det kan hända. Her literary breakthrough was Hva skal vi gjøre med lille Jill? from 1976. She was awarded the Norwegian Critics Prize for the year's best children's or youth's literature in 2007, for Kall meg onkel Alf.[1]

She has received several prizes for her art work, and is represented in the Norwegian National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design.



  1. "Fam Ekman". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 31 December 2009.CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>