Pippi is nine years old, lives alone with a horse and a money, and does exactly as she pleases. She has no mother and her father is king of a cannibal island, so she has learnt to look after herself. She gets up when she likes, never goes to school, talks a great deal, keeps a chest of gold coins under the bed, and is unexpectedly strong. The book is full of her marvellous escapades.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Laurochka - LibraryThing
I'm quite late to the party and maybe too old to fully appreciate Pippi now. She's lovable but a bit annoying, although as a kid I'm sure I'd have loved her. I'm glad to have finally read it. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DeltaQueen50 - LibraryThing
Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lundgren is a classic children’s story about a unique little girl. Pippi does everything that children aren’t supposed to do which, of course, endears her to the hearts of ... Read full review