The Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (Hardcover)

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The Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (Hardcover)


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My namesake. Required reading. Nothing more needed to recommend it. 

(Family read aloud, ages 6+) - Reviewed by Pippi, bookstore cat

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An enticing, newly illustrated collection of the enduringly popular Pippi stories.

Since Pippi Longstocking was first published in 1950, the escapades of the incomparable Pippi,the girl with upside-down braids and no parents to tell her what to do, have delighted boys and girls alike. Now, for the first time, Pippi Longstocking, Pippi Goes on Board, and Pippi in the South Seas are all together in one bumper volume, with new illustrations in full-color and black-and-white.The collection is an ideal introduction for anyone discovering Pippi for the first time, while confirmed fans will enjoy revisiting their favorite episodes and recalling some they've forgotten. Her admirers will also find fascinating new biographical information about author Astrid Lindgren and the origin of the Pippi stories. Astrid Lindgren was awarded the 1958 Hans Christian Andersen Medal for her contribution to international children's literature.
Astrid Lindgren (1907-2002) created the character of Pippi Longstocking to entertain her daughter. Lindgren was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Medal for her contribution to international children’s literature.
Product Details ISBN: 9780670876129
ISBN-10: 0670876127
Publisher: Viking Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: October 1st, 1997
Pages: 296
Language: English
Series: Pippi Longstocking