Best-selling Miffy a rabbit author Dick Bruna dies

Dick Bruna during a opening of his carnival of Miffy creations in Madurodam, a Hague (23 Feb 2005)Image copyright
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Dick Bruna (above) was still essay Miffy stories in his aged age

The Dutch creator of Miffy a animation rabbit has died aged 89, his publishers have announced.

Writer and illustrator Dick Bruna died peacefully in his nap on Thursday night in a Dutch city of Utrecht.

He combined a many desired impression in 1955 as a story to perform his immature son. More than 80 million Miffy books have been sole globally.

Over a years, Bruna wrote some-more than 100 books though Miffy was by distant his many renouned and fast character.

At first, he was capricious either a rabbit was a child or a girl, though staid a matter by putting her in a dress for a sixth book, Miffy’s Birthday, in 1970.

In a Netherlands, she is called Nijntje (“little rabbit”). It was her initial English translator, Olive Jones, who christened her Miffy.

Bruna was still essay Miffy stories in his aged age and his books have been translated into some-more than 50 languages.

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