Pippi Longstocking


Bibliographic Info: Lindgren, A., & Glanzman, L. S. (1950). Pippi Longstocking. New York: Viking Press.

Annotation: Pippi has lived her whole life at sea.  Her Dad vanishes out at sea and Pippi is left on her own.  She moves to sweden with her monkey and horse.  Having spent her life at sea she doesn’t know much about manners and customs of living on land.  She encounters some very funny situations while trying to learn the ways of life on land.

Genre: Fiction

Grade Level: 5-8

Readers who will like this book: Any reader I feel would like this book.  It is very humorous and they could easily relate to it.

Response/Rating: This book was very funny.  It was a quick read yet very entertaining. I would give this book a 4.

Question: If you were living on your own right now, what would be the first fun thing you would do?

Posted By: Natalie Gannon


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