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Don’t you worry about me. I’ll always come out on top.

— Pippi Longstocking (Astrid Lindgren)

I adore Pippi Longstocking. She’s a heroine of mine. ;-)


The world’s strongest girl celebrates her 70th birthday

We´re talking about Pippi Longstocking of course. The first book about the world’s strongest girl was published in November 1945, but as it was Astrid Lindgren’s… 284 more words

Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

Classics Begging to be Read Aloud

There is something that I find comforting about snuggling up with my petite at night and reading chapter books.  You see, I’ve been waiting for her five year old attention span for years now; so that we could share in reading larger books.  302 more words

Reading & Books

Pippi Longstocking Saves Bedtime

I thought I had pretty much covered all the children’s classics in my youth. The Wind in The Willows, The Worst Witch, all the Roald Dahl and Enid Blyton books known to man, I read them all. 253 more words


Snow days bring Golden Girls

This past week I had two full snow days off from school, both Monday and Tuesday. I haven’t had a snow day since high school. During college, we had snow for sure, but Macalester never closed because of it. 266 more words

Everyday Clichés

Pippi Longstocking

Remember the catchy theme song from the Pippi Longstocking movie? “Pippi Longstocking is coming into your world, a freckle-faced, red-head girl you outta know…”* For me, the tune conjures up the image of an unconventional girl with two long red plaits, odd socks and scrubbing brush “skates” on her feet. 335 more words


A - Z Of The North/Astrid Lindgren

I first encountered the quirky, wonderful work of Swedish author Astrid Lindgren when I was seven years old, first through her celebrated books Pippi Longstocking, Ronia The Robber’s and The Bother’s Lionheart. 403 more words