Kamratposten

Summary

Kamratposten
CategoriesChildren's magazine
Comics magazine
FrequencyWeekly
PublisherBonnier Tidskrifter AB
FounderStina Quint
Year founded1892
CompanyBonnier Group
CountrySweden
Based inStockholm
LanguageSwedish
WebsiteKamratposten

Kamratposten, also styled as KP, (meaning the Pal Paper in English) is a Swedish children's magazine published in Sweden. Founded in 1892 it is one of the earliest children's magazines in the country.

History and profile

The magazine was established by Stina Quint in 1892 under the name Folkskolans barntidning (meaning the Elementary Schoolchild's Magazine in English).[1][2] It was published with that name until 1950.[1][2] The magazine has been part of the Bonnier Group since its start in 1892.[3] The publisher is Bonnier Tidskrifter based in Stockholm.[4][5] It targets children between 8 and 14 years old.[4]

The editor-in-chief of KP is Lukas Björkman.[1] Ola Lindholm also served in the post[4] until September 2011 when he left the post due to his involvement in the cocaine use case.[6]

The website of KP was launched on 1 September 2007.[4]

References

  1. ^ a b c "Forever Young". Bonnier. 3 May 2012. Retrieved 30 July 2016.
  2. ^ a b Peter Hunt (2 September 2003). International Companion Encyclopedia of Children's Literature. Routledge. p. 444. ISBN 978-1-134-87993-9.
  3. ^ "Bonnier AB". Company Histories. Retrieved 30 July 2016.
  4. ^ a b c d "KPwebben.se, Kamratposten's Web Site, Gets Swedish Youth Talking". Bonnier. 30 July 2009. Retrieved 30 July 2016.
  5. ^ "Kamratposten". Sveriges Kulturtidskrifter (in Swedish). Retrieved 2 April 2020.
  6. ^ "Swedish kid's TV host fined for cocaine use". The Local. 12 September 2011. Retrieved 30 July 2016.

External links

  • Official website