Pippi Goes on Board

Pippi Goes on Board


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Outrageous Pippi Longstocking has no parents around and no rules to follow, so she lives according to her own daredevilish ways. She's been treating her friends Tommy and Annika to wild adventures, too--like buying and eating seventy-two pounds of candy, or sailing off to an island in the middle of a lake to see what it's like to be shipwrecked. But then Pippi's long lost father returns, and she might have to leave Villa Villekulla!

From the Hans Christian Andersen Medal-winning author of the classic Pippi Longstocking, this is another rollicking adventure that's sure to please fans of the freckled, fun-loving little girl.

"Lovers of Pippi Longstocking will welcome this rollicking tale of a topsy-turvy world in which Pippi and her next-door neighbors put into practice some ideas about good times." - School Library Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780140309591
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 02/28/1977
Series: Pippi Longstocking Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 64,293
Product dimensions: 7.74(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.37(d)
Lexile: 870L (what's this?)
Age Range: 7 - 10 Years

About the Author

Astrid Lindgren (1907-2002) was born in Sweden. Her most famous and beloved book, Pippi Longstocking, was followed by two sequels, Pippi Goes on Board and Pippi in the South Seas. In 1958 she won the Hans Christian Andersen Medal, the highest international award in children's literature.

Table of Contents

1Pippi at Home in Villa Villekulla9
2Pippi Goes Shopping13
3Pippi Writes a Letter and Goes to School-But Only a Little Bit34
4Pippi Goes to the School Picnic46
5Pippi Goes to the Fair61
6Pippi Is Shipwrecked81
7Pippi Gets Unexpected Company105
8Pippi Has a Farewell Party117
9Pippi Goes Aboard129

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4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Another great adventure for children about everyone's favorite strong girl, Pippi Langstrump!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is a great book for readers all around the world !!!!!! I loved it and so will you!
Guest More than 1 year ago
How would you like to never go to school, buy 30 pounds of candy and billions of toys for your friends, and invent a new kind of medicine. And best of all live yourself with a monkey and a horse without parents always telling you to go to bed on time and blah, blah blah. Well thats the life of Pippi until her father King Efraim (King of the canibals) comes, Will Pippi leave her perfect home and all her friends to be a canibal princess and live with her dad?
Caim2 More than 1 year ago
This is the original book. The story is the second in a continuation of 3 or 4 Pippi stories. Children will be excited about traveling the world with Pippi and her friends! Great for 3rd grade and above.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago