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Pippi Saves Christmas/Pippi räddar julen

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Pippi Saves Christmas/Pippi räddar julen

Have you heard of Pippi Longstocking, the strongest girl in the world? The girl who lives all alone in Villa Villekulla with just a horse and a monkey? The girl who has a whole sack filled with money? Let me tell you what Pippi did once.

It was Christmas Eve. All the windows of the little town shone with Christmas lights. The trees were lit, and all the children were merry. Or at least, almost all. In the kitchen on the second floor of a house on Angle Street sat three poor little children, crying. But what luck that Pippi should walk past with a Christmas tree on top of her head and a sack full of gifts. Thanks to Pippi, the children, whose mother was in hospital, had a merry and unforgettable Christmas after all.

This new and exciting Christmas story was discovered in 2002 on the back of a cut-out in Astrid Lindgren’s archive. Now it’s finally available in book form!

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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