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Pippi in the South Seas (original 1948; edition 1959)

by Astrid Lindgren, Louis S. Glanzman

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Title:Pippi in the South Seas
Authors:Astrid Lindgren
Other authors:Louis S. Glanzman
Info:[New York] : Puffin Books, 1977, c1959.
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My kids love Pippi. They love how she does all the things they aren't supposed to do, she's a kind of transgressive fantasy. But she does it all with such a good heart; this little smart-alack is motivated by love, confidence, and a tremendous sense of humor. If you are looking for A girl role models that are still funny and fun to read, Pippi is the way to go. ( )
  CherieDooryard | Jan 20, 2015 |
This time Pippi really does leave for her father's island, and takes Annika and Tommy with her. It's fun and cute and Pippi does all the things children wish they could do. As a child, I didn't know that there were sequels to the original book, but I'm happy to see that there are. ( )
  AmberTheHuman | Aug 30, 2013 |
In elementary school one of my best friends and I were so obsessed with Pippi Longstockings (admittedly because of those old Swedish movies which were horribly dubbed into English). I remember wanting to make a play, but being stumped by the impossibility of being able to pick up a horse! ( )
  shojo_a | Apr 4, 2013 |
In elementary school one of my best friends and I were so obsessed with Pippi Longstockings (admittedly because of those old Swedish movies which were horribly dubbed into English). I remember wanting to make a play, but being stumped by the impossibility of being able to pick up a horse! ( )
  shojo_a | Apr 4, 2013 |
Apparently, three Pippi books in succession was one too many.
  beckydj | Mar 31, 2013 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Astrid Lindgrenprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bothmer, GerryTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Ferwerda, SaskiaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Glanzman, Louis S.Illustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Hollander, CarlIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Järvinen, LailaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Nyman, Ingrid VangIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Turner, MarianneTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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The little Swedish town was very picturesque, with its cobblestone streets, its tiny houses and the gardens that surrounded them.
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The adventures of the strongest girl in the world, who takes her two friends with her when she travels from Sweden to visit her father, king of an island in the South Seas.

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