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    The Best of Pippi Longstocking (Paperback) By (author) Astrid Lindgren, Illustrated by Tony Ross

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    DescriptionPippi Longstocking is nine years old and lives all by herself with a horse, a monkey, a suitcase full of gold, and no grown-ups to tell her what to do. She's wild and funny and her crazy ideas are always getting her into trouble! In these three favourite stories, Pippi performs at the circus, is reunited with her long-lost father, and takes her friends Tommy and Annika on a trip to the Canny Canny Islands. She also finds a squeazle, gives a shark a good telling-off, and turns 43 somersaults in the air before breakfast! Everything's fun with Pippi around! This edition is illustrated throughout with black and white line drawings by best-selling artist, Tony Ross.


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    Title
    The Best of Pippi Longstocking
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Astrid Lindgren, Illustrated by Tony Ross
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 378
    Width: 198 mm
    Height: 224 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 262 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780192793089
    ISBN 10: 019279308X
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y2.1
    BIC E4L: F7+
    BIC children’s book marketing category: C3N79
    BIC subject category V2: YFA
    BIC E4L: CLA
    DC22: FIC
    LC classification: PZ
    B&T Book Type: JF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: YFQ
    Libri: ENGM3000, ENGL2030, KIND1415
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 22400
    Libri: KIND1432
    B&T General Subject: 215
    BISAC V2.8: JUV007000, LIT004250, JUV019000
    B&T Merchandise Category: UKG
    DC23: 839.7374
    BIC children’s book marketing category: C3N79
    Thema V1.0: YFA, YFQ
    Edition statement
    Reissue
    Illustrations note
    Black and White
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press
    Publication date
    05 July 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Review quote
    Pippi is in the great tradition of children's protagonists who subvert the adult world, whether by questioning it, like Alice, or simply throwing it into chaos, like Dr Seuss's Cat in the Hat. Sean French, The Guardian Generations of children have grown up loving these wonderful stories about the invincible girl with the unforgettable name. Manchester Evening News Funny, charismatic Pippi is the person every small child wants to be ... Magical Stuff. Frances Perkins, Dorset Society I read this book to my son (aged just 5). He laughed so much that he fell off the bed! Amazon reviewer She's the greatest thing since sliced bread and twice as perky ... a fabulous romp. It hasn't aged a jot. Amazon reviewer I don't know who is enjoying this book more - my six year old son or myself. Pippi is a feisty character with a touch of the superhero about her and is as appealing to me now as she was when I was a kid. Amazon reviewer One of the Greatest Female Characters Ever Created ... This is terrific reading for all ages both girls and boys. Amazon Reviewer