Hurrah for Astrid Lindgren! | Librarypoint
When Astrid Lindgren was a little girl, a person read her stories more or less the giant, Bam-Bam, and the fairy, Viribunda. approximately part of the pen never grew up and the result is the enthralling adventures of The Children of creaky Village, Ronia, the Robber's Daughter, and, of course, Pippi Longstocking. one time when her female offspring was quite ill, Astrid Lindgren told her stories around Pippi Longstocking, a virtually unusual juvenile who lives all by herself in a house titled Villa Villekulla. The red-headed girl with the lentiginose face is brave, funny, and very strong.
There’s much of Astrid Lindgren in the carrot-haired rebel Pippi Longstocking | The Spectator
Pippi Longstocking is a nine-year-old girl who lives entirely with a monkey and troops in a bungalow called Villa Villekulla at the edge of a village close-hauled to the sea in an unidentified part of Sweden. She is a tender-hearted braggart, magnificent but unlettered, with a punning, pulling-the-rug wit. She lives as she likes — relaxation with her shoes on the pillow is something children ever remember about Pippi, along with the carrot-coloured plaits at right ankles to her freckled face and her herculean strength.
Julianne Moore's Favorite Literary Redheads | Bookish
, inspires immature readers to celebrate the limited outside cultures their parents pass down to them. It’s no surprisal she was a pretty prolific reader herself as a girl. Problem was, she ne'er found protagonists she could consider with (poor little beamy soul that she was).