Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren
(Puffin Modern Classics)

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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 flair for the outrageous that seems to lead to one adventure after another!
 

About Astrid Lindgren

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Published October 16, 1950 by Viking Juvenile. 158 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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At the end of Pippi in the South Seas (1959), Pippi and friends Tommy and Annika celebrated Christmas in Pippi's ramshackle Villa Villekulla.

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A fresh delicious fantasy that children will love.

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The New York Times

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Astrid Lindgren, the Swedish writer whose rollicking, anarchic books about Pippi Longstocking captivated millions of children, died today at her home in Stockholm.

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The Guardian

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In 1945 a 38-year-old journalist called Astrid Lindgren published Pippi Långstrump, a collection of stories about the strongest girl in the world.

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Even cartoons produced for toddlers like “Dora” have a more polished look than “Pippi.” Another obstacle is the fact that the film is dubbed, so many of the natural surrounding sound effects are absent, and there’s a canned sound to the entire film, especially the dialogue.

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Common Sense Media

Our star rating assesses the media's overall quality.Find out more Parents need to know that just like the classic book Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren, 11-year-old Pippi lives without parents: her mother is dead (Pippi talks to her in the clouds a couple times), and her father ...

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Common Sense Media

Our star rating assesses the media's overall quality.Find out more Parents need to know that Pippi, a child living alone (her mother is dead and her father disappeared at sea), not going to school, and often behaving rudely, is not the best role model, but she is generous and means well.

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Pippi is a child living alone (her mother is dead and her father disappeared at sea), not going to school, and often behaving rudely.

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The Paris Review

If you’ve only ever seen the awkwardly acted 1969 film Pippi Longstocking, in which Pippi tokes up with her young friends (not to mention Peppi Dlinnyychulok, the very weird Soviet version), you’re in for a treat.

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The Paris Review

If you’ve only ever seen the awkwardly acted 1969 film Pippi Longstocking, in which Pippi tokes up with her young friends (not to mention Peppi Dlinnyychulok, the very weird Soviet version), you’re in for a treat.

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