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Do You Know Pippi Longstocking?/Känner du Pippi Långstrump

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Do You Know Pippi Longstocking?/Känner du Pippi Långstrump

Everyone knows Pippi Longstocking. For generations, even the youngest children have immediately identified with her independent spirit. Here comes this charming pictorial introdukction to Pippi – the strongest girl in the world.

Pippi lives all alone in Villa Villekulla with her horse and a monkey called Mr. Nilsson. To the amazement of her neighbors, Tommy and Annika, she sleeps with her feet on the pillow and her head under the covers, bakes cookies on the floor, performs her own act at the circus, takes on two burglars single-handedly, and has a most unusual birthday party.

Illustrated by Ingrid Vang Nyman.

Astrid Lindgren


Sweden’s most beloved children’s author Astrid Lindgren (1907–2002) is also considered to be one of the most important writers for children throughout the world. Her work has been translated into more than 100 languages, and shortly after her death the Swedish government inaugurated the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA) to recognise outstanding international achievement in…

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Ingrid Vang Nyman


Ingrid Vang Nyman, 1916–1959, the Danish artist moved to Sweden in the 1940’s. She was the first illustrator to work with Astrid Lindgren. She was strong in her belief that also children were to be offered pictures of high artistic quality and substance. Ingrid Vang Nyman is the original illustrator of Pippi Longstocking.

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