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You Can Call Me Pippi Longstocking

I’ve always been in love with gingers.

I idolized them as a child. Friends, singers, actors, book characters – it didn’t matter. There are so many, it borders on obsession (I have a Pintrest board and boyfriend to prove it). 690 more words


A Swedish Birthday Surprise, Relatively Speaking

Birthday surprises usually come in the form of parties or gifts. I’ve received both. But last year for my birthday, I was surprised to learn about a new relative.  1,159 more words


Zen and the art of Pippi Longstocking

A few weeks ago, I picked up a copy of Pippi Moves In! by Astrid Lindgren and Ingrid Vang Nyman, which is the first English-language collection of the comic strip featuring Pippi Longstocking. 1,150 more words


Homeschooling Pippi

One of our read-alouds this summer was Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren, and we really enjoyed it. I got to thinking what it would be like to be Pippi’s mom, suddenly returned from the dead (not an angel after all!). 477 more words


Villa Villekulla

Pippi Longstocking lives here with her horse and monkey, Mr. Nilsson. Her father is out at sea.

Before JK Rowling...

Pippi Longstocking meets Moomintroll.  (Astrid Lindgren and Tove Jansson)


Pippi Longstocking

I used to love Pippi Longstocking when I was little. I wasn’t a huge reader as a child, and am still not, but I did love the… 178 more words