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Saturday, 18 February 2017 - 11:59
Best-selling Miffy the rabbit author Dick Bruna dies
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The Dutch creator of Miffy the cartoon rabbit has died aged 89.

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

He created the much loved character in 1955 as a story to entertain his young son. More than 80 million Miffy books have been sold globally.

Over the years, Bruna wrote more than 100 books but Miffy was by far his most popular and enduring character.

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