Pippi Longstocking
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Pippi Longstocking

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Pippi Longstocking lives in a ramshackle house with a horse on the porch, a monkey on the roof, and a trunk full of gold coins in the kitchen. Without any parents to tell her when to go to bed, Pippi has the perfect life - especially for a nine-year-old.show more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 128 x 194 x 12mm | 120g
  • Penguin Young Readers Group
  • Puffin Books
  • English
  • Reissue
  • w. Illustr. by Louis S. Glanzman.
  • 0140309578
  • 9780140309577
  • 59,572

Review quote

"A rollicking story of Pippi who lives without any grownups in a little house at the edge of the village. The matter-of-fact way in which her absurd adventures are related is one of the chief charms of this story."show more

About Astrid Lindgren

Astrid Lindgren (1907-2002) was born in Sweden. After college, she worked in a newspaper office and a Swedish publishing house. Her most famous and beloved book, Pippi Longstocking, was originally published in Swedish in 1950, and was later translated into many other languages. It was followed by two sequels, Pippi Goes on Board and Pippi in the South Seas. Ms. Lindgren had a long, prolific career, writing more than 100 picture books, poems, short stories, plays, screenplays, and novels. In 1958, she won the Hans Christian Andersen Medal, the highest international award in children's literature.show more

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