Pippi Longstocking in the South Seas (World of Astrid Lindgren)

Astrid Lindgren, Mini Grey

Pippi Longstocking in the South Seas (World of Astrid Lindgren)

Astrid Lindgren, Mini Grey






26 Mar 2020




Pippi Longstocking

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Loved by millions of children around the world Pippi Longstocking is one of the most popular children's characters of all time. This story sees Pippi, Tommy and Annika go on their greatest adventure yet - to Koratuttutt Island, where Pippi's father is king.
This new edition contains brand new black and white artwork by award-winning illustrator Mini Grey.


Author Astrid Lindgren

Illustrator Mini Grey

Astrid Lindgren was born in 1907, and grew up at a farm called Näs in the south of Sweden. She began her writing career in 1944 after she won a children's book competition, with Pippi Longstocking published a year later. She published more than one hundred books in her lifetime and is still the most popular children's author in Sweden. Her books have been translated into more than sixty languages, and she received numerous honours and awards. Astrid Lindgren died in 2002. Mini Grey was given her name after being born in a Mini in a car park in Newport, Wales. She studied for an MA in Sequential Illustration at Brighton under the tutelage of John Vernon Lord. Mini also worked as a primary school teacher in Oxford, where she now lives. She is the winner of the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal and the Nestlé Children's Book Prize Gold Award.


'If Pippi met Voldemort she'd make mincemeat out of him and then, because she's a generous, forgiving soul, sit him down and feed him ginger snaps.'

'Pippi Longstocking was my girl. I loved her strength - not just her physical power, but the idea that she wouldn't allow her voice to be diminished by anyone.'