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    Pippi Longstocking

    Pippi Longstocking

    by Astrid Lindgren

    Everything about irrepressible Pippi Longstocking is strange and wonderful and funny. Hold on to your hat—and your sides! Here comes Pippi!

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    Pippi Longstocking: Pippi in the South Seas

    Pippi Longstocking: Pippi in the South Seas

    by Astrid Lindgren and Louis S. Glanzman

    When Pippi gets a letter from her father telling her to come to his island in the South Seas, she can't wait to climb aboard his ship and set sail! But what about her best friends, Tommy and Annika? Are they invited too?

    Here is the third in the series of Pippi Longstocking's adventures - in which Pippi wrestles with a hungry shark, dazzles island children with gold, and even catches a couple of selfish robbers. Everyone loves Pippi!

    But Christmas is coming, and Pippi's friends will want to celebrate. Can Pippi have Christmas on the island?

    Of course! With Pippi around, anything can happen.

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Pippi Longstocking

Author: Astrid Lindgren

Illustrator: Louis S. Glanzman

Translator: Florence Lamborn

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Adventure, Classics, Comedy and Humor

Individuality, Cleverness, Friends and Friendship, Curiosity, Kindness and Compassion, Creativity and Imagination

About This Book

Tommy and Annika have always wished someone would come to live in the ramshackle house next door, and one day, someone does: Pippi Longstocking, an irrepressible nine-year-old girl with a unique way of doing things. Soon the three are inseparable friends. With a horse on the porch, a monkey on her shoulder, and no parents to tell her when to go to bed, Pippi makes everything into an adventure, whether she's climbing inside a hollow tree or taking her friends "thing-finding" around the village.

When policemen come to take Pippi away to a children's home, she convinces them that she's better off where she is. But after one day of school, she decides that academic matters such as "pluttification tables" aren't for her, either. So Pippi becomes the star of the circus and a rescuer of small children, and in her own happy home, she scrubs the floor with her feet, dances with the burglars who come to rob her, and entertains her favorite neighbors. No matter how maddening her high jinks might be to the adults around her, Pippi proves herself to be the kindest and most generous of friends.

Since it was first published 50 years ago, Astrid Lindgren's Pippi Longstocking has delighted generations of children all over the world. The author of many books for children, including two more about Pippi and her friends, Lindgren was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Medal for her contribution to international children's literature.

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