Written by Astrid Lindgren
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A beautiful edition of this classic story about a remarkable little girl in a lavish full colour edition. Pippi Longstocking is nine years old and she lives alone with a horse, a monkey and a suitcase stuffed full of gold coins. The three have the most delightful, unusual and amazing adventures along with their neighbours Tommy and Annika. Astrid Lindgren’s classic story is perfectly brought to live in Lauren Child’s vibrant illustrations.
Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren
Pippi Longstocking is nine years old. She has just moved into Villa Villekulla where she lives all by herself with a horse, a monkey, and a big suitcase full of gold coins. The grown-ups in the village try to make Pippi behave in ways that they think a little girl should, but Pippi has other ideas. She would much rather spend her days arranging wild, exciting adventures to enjoy with her neighbours, Tommy and Annika, or entertaining everyone she meets with her outrageous stories. Pippi thinks nothing of wrestling a circus strongman, dancing a polka with burglars, or tugging a bull's tail.
'Lauren Child's distinctive style is perfect for Pippi Longstocking, the nine-year-old girl with enormous strength and very large shoes.'
'should certainly be on every child's bookshelf.'
'Child's an inspired choice to hook a new generation of children on Sweden's greatest literary export ... If Pippi met Voldemort she'd make mincemeat out of him and then, because she's a generous, forgiving soul, sit him down and feed him ginger snaps.'
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Oxford University Press
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