Pippi Longstocking

Astrid Lindgren's classic character Pippi Longstocking illustrated by Lauren Child.

Astrid Lindgren and Lauren Child

Suitable for:  7+

Price:  £8.99

ISBN: 978-0-19-275823-1
Publication date: 06/09/2012
Paperback: 208 pages

SuccessAdded. View basket

You can use the basket to:

  • pay by credit card
  • order on account
  • forward to a colleague


Pippi Longstocking, Astrid Lindgren's nine-year-old heroine, burst onto the bookshelf in 1945 and has remained a firm favourite with children the world over. Here her story is illustrated with flair and humour by Lauren Child, known to children everywhere as the creator of Charlie and Lola, and winner of the Kate Greenaway and Nestle Gold Awards.

This page was last updated on 01 October 2022 at 04:30 GMT


  • Lauren Child's . . . version of Astrid Lindgren's Pippi Longstocking is sublime. - Amanda Craig, The Times
  • [Lauren Child's] an inspired choice to hook a new generation of children on Sweden's greatest literary export. - Susanna Forest, Telegraph Review
  • Some word and picture partnerships are akin to a marriage made in heaven. First there was EH Shepard and AA Milne, then Quentin Blake and Roald Dahl - now Lauren Child and Astrid Lindgren. If ever there was an illustrator born to understand the psyche and well-loved quirkiness of Pippi Longstocking and infuse it with a 21st-century edge, then Child is that artist. - Junior
  • There's no stopping Lauren Child as she brings her own inimitable style to illustrate Pippi Longstocking . . . Everyone will love this. - The Bookseller
  • Lauren Child . . . is the perfect choice to illustrate this handsome edition of Pippi . . . her unmistakable illustrative style helps to bring a modern feel to the book and will enable another generation of readers to enjoy the exploits of this extraordinary little girl. - Books for Keeps
  • Pippi is my favourite girl hero - Cressida Cowell, Express
  • I love how unconsciously rebellious she is. She doesn't care about rules, she cares about people. - Alicia Vikander
Read more