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Pippi Longstocking

Everyone's favourite feisty, quirky, naughty little girl! A truly timeless classic written by Astrid Lindgren.

Pippi lives in a house with a horse, a monkey, a suitcase full of gold and no grown-ups to tell her what to do. She's wild and funny and her crazy ideas are always getting her into trouble!

  • Pippi Longstocking has been in print continuously since first publication, making Pippi one of the most popular children's characters ever
  • Perfect boys and for girls, for reading aloud or for reading alone
  • Astrid Lindgren's books have sold over 100 million copies worldwide in some 80 languages
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Series contains:

  • 3 books illustrated by Tony Ross
  • 3-in-1 book illustrated by Tony Ross
  • Gift editions illustrated by Lauren Child
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  • ‘Pippi is in the great tradition of children's protagonists who subvert the adult world, whether by questioning it, like Alice, or simply throwing it into chaos, like Dr Seuss's Cat in the Hat.’


  • ‘Pippi is impulsive, irrepressible, red-haired and so strong you won’t believe it. Her bizarre adventures delight children and confound health and safety.’


  • ‘[Pippi Longstocking] should certainly be on every child’s bookshelf. Truly difficult children will, I suspect, clamour for Pippi.’

    The Times

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Lauren Child editions

Pippi Longstocking

Pippi Longstocking hardback

Lavish full colour illustrated gift edition, in hardback - the perfect gift

Pippi - Lauren Child

Pippi Longstocking paperback

Paperback full colour illustrated gift edition

Pippi small format

Pippi Longstocking small paperback

Beautiful small format gift edition - perfectly pickuppable

Pippi Longstocking Resources

Pippi colouring sheet

Pippi colouring sheets

Colour in Pippi, Mr Nilsson and those famous stockings to your heart's content

Pippi costume

Pippi costume

Throw a Pippi Longstocking event with our free costume - email

Pippi quiz sheet

Pippi quiz

Test your Pippi Longstocking knowledge with this quiz

Pippi Longstocking