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Pippi Longstocking

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Author:  Astrid Lindgren

The beloved story of a spunky young girl and her hilarious escapades.


Tommy and his sister Annika have a new neighbour, and her name is Pippi Longstocking.  She has crazy red pigtails, no parents to tell her what to do, a horse that lives on her porch, and a pet monkey named Mr. Nilsson.  Whether Pippi's scrubbing floors, doing arithmetic, or stirring things up at a fancy tea party, her flair for the outrageous always seems to lead to another adventure.

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Mar 22,2013
5

A great book of freedom and loving your childhood. Wonderful

Dec 13,2012
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CHARACTERS:


Pippi is the main character.She is crazy, mad and unlike others.She lives by herself.


Tommy is a friend of Pippi's.She is the complete oppisit of Pippi.


Annika just like Tommy she is a well brought up kid.Nice and caring.


THE SETTING:


This story is mainly set in Villa Villekulla (Pippi's house) to Tommy and Annika's house.There are a few other parts too.


THE PLOT:


Pippi move in into Villa Villkulla at meets Tommy and Annika.As you read the chapters you get to know a little bit more about her.Like in Pippi plays tag with 2  policemen. She lifts them up,so you can tell she is strong.In pipp acts as a lifesaver she is really brave.But in Pippi goes to the circus she's a bit silly.Tommy and Annika do the right thing but doesn't do what Pippi does.Pippi goes on real crazy adventures.


WHY I RECOMEND THIS BOOK TO OTHERS:

Dec 13,2012
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CHARACTERS

The characters in this story are Pippi, a crazy girl with red pigtails and no parents to tell her what to do, Tommy and Anika, Pippi's new neighbors, Mr Nilsson, pippi's pet monkey and pippi's horse that lives on her porch.

SETTING

The story is set at pippi's new house in Villa Villavuka,an old house with an  overgown garden next to Tommy and Anika.

THE PLOT

The people who live in the town all want Pippi to go to a school or a nursing home so two policemen come to her house to try and persuade her but Pippi thinks its a game and starts to chase them about.She does not like the sound of it! the only thing Pippi likes is the vacation.althogh the next day she rides in on her horse.She doesn't stay the whole day.She's just not right for school!She can not behave her self.

WHY WOULD I RECOMMEND THIS BOOK TO OTHERS?

I would recommend this book to others because it is very funny.Even though Pippi trys her best she normaly can't behave her self but at times she can save people.She's very strong and keeps lots of gold. It's really exciting and you just want to keep reading.

 

 

Dec 13,2012
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PIPPI LONGSTOCKING


CHARACTERS:


Pippi is crazy and  mostly does everything unnusualy.


Tommy + Annika both are very nice and polite and are very interested in what Pippi is doing.


THE SETTING:


 this book was set in a house in Villa Villekulla.


THE PLOT:


Pippi goes from being very naughty to being a lifesaver and she goes on adventures and makes two new friends "Tommy+Annika." Pippi is an orphan and she can do whatever she wants. She has two pets:A horse and a monkey who is called "Mr. Nilsson."


WHY I WHOULD RECOMMEND THIS BOOK TO OTHERS:


I would recommend this book to other people because when your reading this book and you have to do something while your reading this book you just have to finish it before you do what you need to do.


 


 

Dec 13,2012
5

CHARACTERS:


 Pippi Longstocking, a wild, orphaned, 9 year old girl, she is a small girl with big ideas. She can find things, play tag, go to school, find hollow trees, go to the circus, entertain burglars, go to a coffee party, arrange a picnic, act as a life saver and still have time to celerbrate her birthday. Mr Nilsson, a monkey Pippi took from her father's ship. Pippi's father, a sea captain that was blown overboard in a storm. Pippi belives that he is a cannibal king on a far away island. The horse, a horse that Pippi bought with the gold she took from her father's ship. Tommy, Pippi's next door neighbor. Annika, Tommy's sister.


THE SETTING:


This story is set at the end of a little town in a house called Villa Villekulla.


THE PLOT:


Pippi finds an old man and asks Tommy if he wants to take him home and keep him in a hutch and feed him dandilions. Mr Nilsson got lost in the forest and pippi tames a bull. she goes to the circus (The sirkus as Pippi would call it.)


WHY I WOULD RECOMMEND THIS BOOK TO OTHERS:



I would recommend this book to others because it is a very entertaining and funny book, full of riddles and is great to read in your spare time.


Dec 13,2012
5

  CHARACTERS:


Pippi longstocking , main character - red hair in piggy tails fun and hyper , Tommy - smart does not like mess and he's neat  , Annika - smart clean and always is careful 


SETTING:


 This book is set in a small town and in a house called Villa Villekulla were Pippi lives.


THE PLOT:


Pippi Longstocking lives in a big house and that house has a small overgrown garden.


I would recommend this book to others because- it is a great book - it's  happy - it's not any thing to do with evil


 

 

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