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Pippi Longstocking Hardcover – October 4, 2007
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Pippi is my favourite girl hero * Cressida Cowell, Express * 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 * There's no stopping Lauren Child as she brings her own inimitable style to illustrate Pippi Longstocking . . . Everyone will love this. * The Bookseller * 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 * [Lauren Child's] an inspired choice to hook a new generation of children on Sweden's greatest literary export. * Susanna Forest, Telegraph Review * Lauren Child's . . . version of Astrid Lindgren's Pippi Longstocking is sublime. * Amanda Craig, The Times * --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
About the Author
The late Astrid Lindgren was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Medal for her contribution to international children's literature.
Lauren Child, creator of the characters Charlie and Lola, lives in London.
Tiina Nunnally, the preeminent translator from Scandinavian languages, lives in Seattle, Washington.