1905 – 1987
Who was Zinken Hopp?
Zinken Hopp, born Signe Marie Brochmann, was a Norwegian author, nonsense poet and playwright . She is best known for translating Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland into Norwegian. Her own books, which were mostly for children, include The Magic Chalk, Jon and Sofus and over a dozen others. Zinken Hopp is a known person in the Norwegian literature society. She is best known for writing children's books, and for her cheerful poems. She was also writing biographies.