Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren
This classic Swedish tale was first published in English in 1950. It is the story of an irrepressible red-haired, freckle-faced girl who lives with a monkey and a horse, and sleeps with her feet on the pillow. Pippi Longstocking has found her way into the hearts of children all over the world. Now, Astrid Lindgren's best-selling book has been given a sparkling new translation by the award-winning Tiina Nunnally and delightful full-color illustrations by the critically acclaimed Lauren Child. This large-format gift book is sure to become the definitive edition of a favorite classic. 208 pages. Hardcover.