Step aside, ringmaster. Pippi’s in charge! Pippi Longstocking has her own special way of doing things. When she goes to the circus, she doesn’t just watch–she takes over! She stands on the back of a trotting horse, does spectacular tricks on the tightrope, and lifts the strongest man in the world over her head. You’ve never seen a circus like this before!
“Pippi Longstocking…has inspired generations of children with her spunk and power.” —Kirkus Reviews
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… More about Astrid Lindgren