Nijntje Dick Bruna
illustration: Dick Bruna

Did you know that Miffy (‘Nijntje’ in Dutch) is celebrating her 60th birthday today? Nijntje was created in 1955 when graphic artist Dick Bruna drew cartoons for his 1-year old son about the bunny that they saw hopping in the garden of their vacation house?

Eversince millions of children across the world have been reading Miffy books in 40 different languages.