Pippi Longstocking

Pippi Longstocking

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Pippi Longstocking is a children's book by the Swedish writer Asterid Lingren. It tells the adventurous story of the titular Pippi, a nine-year-old girl with freckles, red hair in pigtails, and superhuman strength.
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  • Juan Dean
    Written on May 11, 2018
    "Written by Swedish author Asterid Lingren, Pippi Longstocking tells the story of a nine year old girl, who with freckles and pigtails seems normal, but she has a secret. She has superhuman strength as well! A classic that's still fund to read today."
  • Nicole Wells
    Written on April 29, 2018
    "This a great story that teaches kids that it is okay to be different. Pippi is brave, outgoing and unconventional. This book has entertained many generations of children. It is a true classic and is loved by all that read it. The only problem is that some of the language is old and harder to read for younger children. My older daughter really enjoyed reading it when she was young. "
  • Howard Ross
    Written on April 26, 2018
    "A classic book for young readers to enjoy. The illustrations are great and Pippi is an amazing character to follow. It's a lot of fun for both children and adults. "
  • Bryan Carpenter
    Written on April 20, 2018
    "An iconic book that I remember from being young and my kids have loved reading them with me. Fantastic humor all the way through. real laugh out loud moments. Best age 6 to 11. It's a little dated now. But still very good."
  • Richard Griffin
    Written on April 27, 2018
    "Red haired children are no longer the ugly stepchild. They are some of the most interesting people to characterize in a book. Red Haired characters sport a beautiful mane with their red hair. It lights up any scene they apart of because the writer has to describe it with beautiful imagery. This book is a great recommendation of those red-haired characters. "
  • Martha Fields
    Written on April 29, 2018
    "When I was little my mother used to read me Pippi Longstocking before going to bed, I have really good memories about this book and I love that despite being first published in 1945, it is still a relevant book for kids. Pippi is such a lovable and clever character that she inspires children to be smart and imaginative. I highly recommend it for children. "
  • Brenda Mendoza
    Written on April 27, 2018
    "Pippi Longstocking is a fantastic book for a younger reader. A really fun and an engaging tale, perfect for peaking the interest of an 8-year-old."
  • Gerardo de la Torre
    Written on April 20, 2018
    "Pippi Longstocking is a classic Christian book for kids. Pippi is a household favorite for our kids."
  • Peter Bates
    Written on April 19, 2018
    "I just bought this book for my 9-year-old daughter and she absolutely loves it. She keeps reading it over and over again and then even having me read it to her. If you want one of the best books to uplift your child's spirit and get them into reading then I recommend this book. "
  • Joseph Collins
    Written on April 25, 2018
    "My daughter loves this book! I actually enjoyed reading as well! Very well thought out book"
  • Tyler Rice
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "The best is sort of hard to determine. I must say that this is a good idea for a children's book. Needs some work on the superhuman strengths but I can see the potential in this one!"
  • María Elena Castellanos
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "I adore this book. Not only is Pippi fun and adventurous but she shows little girls that they don't have to fit into a mold that people tell them. It is a fun over the top version of who a little girl could be if she let her imagination and true self out. It is a sweet way of getting the message across that we are all unique and amazing. "
  • Robert Myers
    Written on May 2, 2018
    "Pippi Longstocking is sort of an annoying character but you learn to love her. This story is one you'll always enjoy a bit in your heart and you'll eventually pass on to your children. Definitely one of the better books for the 20th century."
  • Ernesto Rojas
    Written on April 20, 2018
    "Pippi Longstocking is a wonderful character, a fantastic little girl, and an inspiration to child and adults a like. However, this is not a "picture book". Yes, there are pictures, but this is a chapter book for reading. Still, a great read."
    Jordan Morrison
    Written on April 26, 2018
    "While this was a good read for my daughter, it's not actually a picture book at all. If you need a good picture book for a girl this is not it."
  • Amanda Davis
    Written on May 2, 2018
    "This is a pure classic. It's enjoyable for various age ranges and just really well written overall. Definitely will be passing down to my children."
  • Patrick May
    Written on April 27, 2018
    "A great young kids book. They will love the sense of humor."
  • Eric Ford
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "Definitely one of the classics, Pippi Longstocking is a great book for kids. Pippi is one of the most fun and adventurous kids that has even been written. "
  • Nicole Fox
    Written on May 2, 2018
    "First of all, I don't recommend kids to read radical books. However, this book is so great that every kid should read."
  • Mildred Bailey
    Written on May 2, 2018
    "I have been reading this classic story with my 8-year-old daughter. We read a chapter each evening at bedtime. We love this story about an orphan girl who is independent, strong, and absolutely hilarious. If you like Annie you will love Pippi!"
  • Charvi Khan
    Written on April 20, 2018
    "Pippi Longstocking is such a great story. It will have young fans and old loving it alike. "
  • Rakesh Venkatesan
    Written on May 11, 2018
    "Pippi Longstocking is a great story that every child should read about I think my parents read this to me and my brother a lot when I was little and really enjoyed it."
  • Alexander Oliver
    Written on May 2, 2018
    "Pippi Longstocking is a classic children's book by Author Asterid Lingren. Pippi has crazy red Pigtails and is not governed by parents so she gets into one predicament after the other."
  • Michael Gutierrez
    Written on April 29, 2018
    "This is a very funny and classic children's book, great for kids in Elementary school. Great easy chapter book for beginning readers and timeless."
  • Carolyn Woods
    Written on April 27, 2018
    "A great story for children to read. I love the author and the illustrations are beautiful also. Astrid Lindgren brings Pippi and her friends to life in this fiction in a humorous way that everyone will love and always remember. Highly recommend."
  • Adam Welch
    Written on April 22, 2018
    "Pippi Longstocking is a great choice of book for children, the story is really interesting and adventurous and follows a girl that does what she wants. The story can be easily related to by most kids and presents a fun story of a girl with superpowers and making her own decisions. "
  • Kathryn Vargas
    Written on May 2, 2018
    "My daughter likes this book. I had read it when I was a kid and am happy my kid likes it too."
  • Heather Carter
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "Pippi Longstocking is a classic children's book. The book has good themes and more content than a typical book for this age group."
  • Brian Bailey
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "I loved this book as a child and my children love it now. It has a quite adult vocabulary, which they both enjoy as they are accomplished readers and they love the humor. Though my daughter finds them more interesting than my son. Possibly that means I would rate this lower. "
  • Adam Tucker
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "I guess you learn something new everyday, and today it is that this was translated to english. I loved this book as a child but what I like most about it was a girl in 1st grade that was obsessed with it. "
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