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Suitable for 7 - 9 years

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Product description

Pippi Longstocking is nine years old. She lives all by herself with a horse, a monkey, and a big suitcase full of gold coins. The grown-ups in the village try to make Pippi behave in ways that they think a little girl should, but Pippi has other ideas! As strong as an ox and as brave as a tiger, flame-haired Pippi thinks nothing of wrestling a circus strongman, dancing a polka with burglars or tugging a bull’s tail! In this wonderful pocket edition of Astrid Lindgren’s hilarious classic, illustrator Lauren Child brings fearless, feisty Pippi to brand new life in her own inimitable style.

“Lauren Child’s take on the classic Pippi Longstocking is gorgeous.” The Bookseller

“Akin to a marriage made in heaven.” Junior magazine

“Sublime.” Amanda Craig, The Times

Product Details

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9780192758224

Condition

New

UK edition

Author/Illustrator

Lauren Child

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What kids think

  1. JetStar
    on 25 February 2018

    This book is so funny and mind boggling!!! Pippi is amazing.

  2. Ravenclawcat
    on 15 October 2016

    Pippi is so cool! She is a thing – searcher, and she always persuades Tommy and Annika to come to her house. If you read this book, you’d want to be just like Pippi! She is brave, likes jumping, and is adventurous, she also jumps down balconies, used to sail the seas, and rides her horse up to school!

  3. Hannahlili
    on 9 March 2014

    Such a funny book. I can see why it has such lovely reviews. I could re-read it and re-read it!

    5out of 5
  4. Sushi21
    on 7 March 2014

    I liked the story because it was exciting to read what Pippi was going to do!

    5out of 5
  5. daisystar
    on 21 August 2013

    Reallly funny this book is great!

  6. Book-Club-Review-Team
    on 15 August 2013

    When I read the back of the book I thought she was like me but she wasn’t because I don’t enjoy telling tails to other people.

    My favourite part was when Pippi was on the tight rope. My favourite chapter was Pippi goes to the circus because I liked it when Pippi wrestled the strongest man in the world. My favourite character was Pippi because I think she’s funny.

    In the first chapter (Pippi comes to Villekula cottage) the first thing it said was, “At the end of a little Swedish town lay an old, overgrown orchard. In the orchard was a cottage, lied Pippi Longstocking.”

    I loved this book. I think this book is suitable for ages 6+.

    Stephanie, aged 8

    5out of 5
  7. pol09890
    on 29 May 2013

    This book is really sweet. It is quite funny at times. The chapters are different stories about her in a way which I liked. The pictures are really nice too. I recommend it to girls aged 6-10.

  8. hoopla
    on 16 April 2012

    It is a really sweet and memorable book for all ages, definitely.

  9. AmyXx
    on 6 March 2012

    Good book really enjoyed it!

  10. migit1
    on 4 March 2012

    great illastrations and a great book!

  11. KatnissIsMyIdol
    on 4 March 2012

    loved it i have read it to my whole family and even reccomended it to my teacher who is not good with books.

    5out of 5
  12. dashernasher
    on 1 March 2012

    i must be one of the older readers of these book it is total diffrent.

  13. loi77
    on 30 December 2011

    AMAZING I loved this book and have read it over and over again I LOVED it. Its funny, light and exciting. Perfect

    5out of 5
  14. Updown
    on 25 October 2011

    I think it is a fantastic book- I have read it again and again and again and haven’t got bored of it!

    5out of 5
  15. MaYaM-XD
    on 8 September 2011

    AMAZING, AMAZING, AMAZING. Even for me! I don’t read many books like this, as i read bigger books, but this, i have to admit, is a FAVOURITE.

    The humour and the simplicity is what makes it special. The way she can pick up policemen, dance with burglars and do multiflication tables :).

    I would recommend this to everybody, and i give it 5 stars.