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Pippi Longstocking - by Astrid Lindgren (Paperback)

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Specifications

Suggested Age: 8-12 Years

Number of Pages: 160

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Sub-Genre: Classics

Series Title: Pippi Longstocking

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Puffin Books

Author: Astrid Lindgren

Language: English

Street Date: May 30, 1988
TCIN: 11718498
UPC: 9780140309577
Item Number (DPCI): 248-17-2644
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

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About the Book



"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."--"The Horn Book."



Book Synopsis



The beloved story of a spunky young girl and her hilarious escapades.

Tommy and his sister Annika have a new neighbor, and her name is Pippi Longstocking. She has crazy red pigtails, no parents to tell her what to do, a horse that lives on her porch, and a pet monkey named Mr. Nilsson. Whether Pippi's scrubbing her floors, doing arithmetic, or stirring things up at a fancy tea party, her flair for the outrageous always seems to lead to another adventure.

A rollicking story. --The Horn Book



Review Quotes




"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."



About the Author



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.
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.43 inches length x 5.04 inches width x 7.9 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.3 pounds
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