Brand: Puffin Books

Product Code: 9780140309584

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Brief Description:
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.


Brief Description:
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.


Biographical Note:
Astrid Lindgren (1907-2002) was born in Sweden. After college, she worked in a newspaper office and a Swedish publishing house. Her most famous and beloved book, Pippi Longstocking, was originally published in Swedish in 1950 and was later translated into many other languages. It was followed by two sequels, Pippi Goes on Board and Pippi in the South Seas. Ms. Lindgren had a long, prolific career, writing more than 100 picture books, poems, short stories, plays, screenplays, and novels. In 1958, she won the Hans Christian Andersen Medal, the highest international award in children's literature.


Marc Notes:
Translation of Pippi Langstrump i Soderhavet.; 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.."


Publisher Marketing:
When Pippi gets a letter from her father telling her to come to his island in the South Seas, she can't wait to climb aboard his ship and set sail! But what about her best friends, Tommy and Annika? Are they invited too?

Here is the third in the series of Pippi Longstocking's adventures - in which Pippi wrestles with a hungry shark, dazzles island children with gold, and even catches a couple of selfish robbers. Everyone loves Pippi!

But Christmas is coming, and Pippi's friends will want to celebrate. Can Pippi have Christmas on the island?

Of course! With Pippi around, anything can happen.



Publisher Marketing:
When Pippi's father, the king, sends for her, she decides to take her best friends Tommy and Annika with her to Kurrekurredutt Island. The island is fantastic and Pippi has one crazy adventure after another! Pippi is even made a princess---Princess Pippilotta. But will Pippi and her friends really want to live on the island forever, never to return to Villa Villekulla?

"Any reappearance of the irrepressible Pippi Longstocking is cause for celebration. This installment is no exception." - The New York Times


Review Citations:
  • Wilson Children's Catalog 04/11/2019 (EAN 9780140309584, Paperback)