Pippi Goes to the Circus

Pippi Goes to the Circus

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Pippi Goes to the Circus by Astrid Lindgren, Michael Chesworth

Step aside, ringmaster. Pippi's in charge! Pippi Longstocking has her own special way of doing everything. When she goes to the circus, she doesn't just watch—she takes over! She stands on the back of a trotting horse, does spectacular tricks on the tightrope, and lifts the strongest man in the world over her head. You've never seen a circus like this before! Books about Pippi have been enjoyed by children all over the world for fifty years. "Pippi Longstocking...has inspired generations of children with her spunk and power." —Kirkus Reviews

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780141302430
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 05/28/2000
Series: Pippi Longstocking Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 477,054
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.12(d)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

Astrid Lindgren (1907–2002) was born in Sweden. After college, she worked in a newspaper office and a Swedish publishing house. Her most famous and beloved book, Pippi Longstocking, was originally published in Swedish in 1950 and was later translated into many other languages. It was followed by two sequels, Pippi Goes on Board and Pippi in the South Seas. Ms. Lindgren had a long, prolific career, writing more than 100 picture books, poems, short stories, plays, screenplays, and novels. In 1958, she won the Hans Christian Andersen Medal, the highest international award in children’s literature.

Michael Chesworth has illustrated many children's books, including Archibald FrisbyFrieda B. and the Finkledee Ink, Alphaboat, and Rainy Day Dream. A newly minted Mars expert, he lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.

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