TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY DELPHINE TOUITOU (FILES) A file photo taken 01 May 1969 shows a still from the movie "Pippi Longstocking" with Inger Nilsson as Pippi on her horse, Little Gubben. Swedish writer Astrid Lindgren, who would have been 100 14 November 2007, still enjoys worldwide success with her children's books, which like her most famous character Pippi Longstocking do not seem to have aged a bit. Born 14 November 1907 in the southeastern Swedish town of Vimmerby, the writer revolutionized the world of children's books with such beloved characters as Emil of Maple Hill, Madicken, Karlsson-on-the Roof and Ronia the Robber's Daughter.  AFP PHOTO / Pressens Bild (Photo credit should read Pressens Bild/AFP via Getty Images)