Pippi in the South Seas

Pippi in the South Seas


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Pippi in the South Seas by Astrid Lindgren, Louis S. Glanzman

When Pippi’s father, the king, sends for her, she decides to take her best friends Tommy and Annika with her to Kurrekurredutt Island. The island is fantastic and Pippi has one crazy adventure after another! Pippi is even made a princess---Princess Pippilotta. But will Pippi and her friends really want to live on the island forever, never to return to Villa Villekulla?

"Any reappearance of the irrepressible Pippi Longstocking is cause for celebration. This installment is no exception." -The New York Times

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780140309584
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 02/28/1977
Series: Pippi Longstocking Series
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 85,352
Product dimensions: 5.13(w) x 7.72(h) x 0.34(d)
Lexile: 850L (what's this?)
Age Range: 7 - 10 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.

Table of Contents

1Villa Villekulla9
2Pippi Cheers Aunt Laura Up22
3Pippi Finds a Spink30
4Pippi Arranges a Question-and-Answer Bee40
5Pippi Gets a Letter53
6Pippi Goes on Board60
7Pippi Goes Ashore69
8Pippi Talks Sense to a Shark78
9Pippi Talks Sense to Jim and Buck86
10Pippi Gets Bored with Jim and Buck101
11Pippi Leaves Kurrekurredutt Island106
12Pippi Longstocking Doesn't Want to Grow Up114

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Pippi In The South Seas (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
cmbohn on LibraryThing 3 days ago
I loved the Pippi stories when I was a little girl, but I don't think my children ever loved them as much as I did. This one has Pippi going to visit her father in the South Seas.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
Take a trip with Pippi to an island that her dad is king of. A very well-written book that puts our heroine in danger... but she's the strongest girl in the world! Read and enjoy.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed this wonderful,exciting,book.It is about when pippi gets a letter from her father,and goes to an island. She goes with Tommy and Annika.I hope you will enjoy it to!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is a wonderful book, regardless of your age or gender! It's a great gift for the holidays, birthdays, etc. This is the first of Lindgren's book that I have ever read--and I am now a convert!