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Pippi Longstocking, Hard Back Gift Edition

Written by Astrid Lindgren

Classic Fiction Featured Books for 5+ readers Featured Books for 7+ readers

LoveReading View on Pippi Longstocking, Hard Back Gift Edition

Generations of children have fallen in love with Pippi Longstocking.  Readers are charmed by her sense of fun. This sumptuous gift edition produced to celebrate the recent 50th anniversary of first publication but also the centenary of Oxford Children’s Books has a sparkling new translation, and throughout there are the most stunning and wonderful collage pictures from award-winning illustrator, Lauren Child.
Lauren Child on Pippi Longstocking:
Lauren vividly remembers the first time she read Pippi Longstocking:
I discovered Pippi when I was about 8 years old and found her completely inspiring.

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Pippi Longstocking, Hard Back Gift Edition Synopsis

Pippi Longstocking is nine years old.  She lives in Villa Villekula with a horse, a monkey and a big suitcase full of gold coins.  She spends her days arranging 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!

Pippi Longstocking, Hard Back Gift Edition Press Reviews

'It should be on the national curriculum for 8-year olds instead of the tripe currently recommended; It should be on every child's bookshelf.' Amanda Craig, The Times

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ISBN: 9780192782403
Publication date: 01/09/2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780192782403
Publication date: 1st September 2007
Author: Astrid Lindgren
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 208 pages
Suitable for: 5+ readers, 7+ readers
Genres: Classic Fiction

About Astrid Lindgren

Astrid Lindgren was born Astrid Ericsson on November 14, 1907 on a farm called Nas outside the small town of Vimmerby in Sweden. As a child, Astrid loved to read, particularly books which had girls as the heroine. She loved Anne of Green Gables and the Pollyanna books. One of her strongest recollections as a child was meeting two pilots, Captains Sonders and Madicken. One of them tried to land on the roof of her house, or that is the way it looked at the time. After attending public school, she moved to Stockholm and married Sture Lindgren. The Lindgrens had two ...

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