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Pippi Does Yoga

Who can resist Pippi Longstocking? The fabulous girl with her red braids, tall tales of adventure, and the strength of a hundred men?

How many young girls can resist Pippi living in Villa Villekulla all by herself, her father somewhere on the Seven Seas and her mother peering down at her somewhere from the sky? 67 more words

What's the motivation?

I am reading this great book about programming the mind for success and positive thinking – and there was a question that really made me think; 455 more words


Book Review: A World Gone Mad

A World Gone Mad
The Diaries of Astrid Lindgren 1939-45
Translated from the Swedish by Sarah Death
Out now from Pushkin Press, £18.99 hardcover

What was World War II like for the Swedish? 760 more words

Book Review

Pippi and the Unbearable Lightness of Being Severely Cognitive Disabled

Or “The Unbearable Lightness of Being Severely Cognitive Disabled – Part Three”

I had the privilege to grow up in the world of beings with severe cognitive disabilities, to regularly be part of their magical universe. 2,320 more words


Children in East and West by Ingrid Vang Nyman

During her short life, the illustrator Ingrid Vang Nyman hardly travelled beyond her native Denmark and Sweden, where she lived and helped create Pippi Longstocking… 602 more words

Astrid Lindgren

Pippi Longstocking Author Born on This Date

Astrid Lindgren, author of the beloved Pippi Longstocking books, was born on this date in 1907.

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