Since its first publication, "Pippi Longstocking" has sold over 40 million copies worldwide. We are pleased to reissue another Pippi Longstocking book in our Oxford Children's Modern Classics series. Pippi Longstocking and her friends Tommy and Annika have the most wonderful adventures together. But the most thrilling time by far is when Pippi's father, a cannibal king, comes to visit. Pippi is soon making plans to sail away with him and Tommy and Annika can't bear to see her leave. Life without Pippi Longstocking will be very dull indeed ...* Pippi Longstocking is an unforgettable, feisty, strong, girl. * This title is being reissued with contemporary illustrations by best-selling illustrator, Tony Ross. * This title has been in print for over forty years and has continued to sell since that time. * Astrid Lindgren has won many awards, including the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Award and the International Book Award. * This book will be read over and over again and so this edition has been produced with a strong, durable binding which will appeal to readers and librarians.
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Every day is a brilliant new adventure for Pippi Longstocking and her pals Tommy and Annika. When Pippi's long-lost father arrives and wants to take her away to sea with him, Pippi can't wait for the adventure to begin. But Tommy and Annika aren't going with them and they are feeling very glum. Can Pippi come up with an answer to the problem?Review:
. . . generations . . . have grown up loving these wonderful stories about the invincible girl with the unforgettable name. ( Manchester Evening News)
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Book Description Puffin Books, 1977. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 140309136