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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, andPippi 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.
A collection of three previously published books: Pippi Longstocking, Pippi goes on board, and Pippi in the South Seas.
Number of Pages: 290
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Girls + Women, Classics
Series Title: Pippi Longstocking
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Astrid Lindgren
Street Date: October 1, 1997
Item Number (DPCI): 247-00-6862