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Original Essays | September 15, 2014

Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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ISBN13: 9780670062768
ISBN10: 0670062766
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In 1950, Viking published the original English version of Pippi Longstocking, the story of an irrepressible red-haired, freckle-faced girl who lived with a monkey and a horse, slept with her feet on the pillow, and 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 awardwinning 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.

Synopsis:

Astrid Lindgren's story of feisty, red-haired Pippi has been given a sparkling new translation by award-winning Tiina Nunnally and engaging pictures by acclaimed Lauren Child.

Synopsis:

The classic novel about the little girl with crazy red pigtails and a flair for the outrageous is available once again in this large-format gift edition. Full color.

About the Author

Astrid Lindgren (1907-2002) created the character of Pippi to entertain her daughter. Lindgren was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Medal for her contribution to international children's literature.

Lauren Child is the award-winning creator of the characters Charlie and Lola. She has won the Smarties Gold Award and the Kate Greenaway Medal. Lauren lives in London.

Tiina Nunnally has translated over forty books from the Scandinavian languages into English, and has won numerous prizes for her work. Recent translations for children include Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen and Three Cave Mountain by Per Olov Enquist.

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iluvsugrray, November 1, 2007 (view all comments by iluvsugrray)
The whimsical, imaginative new illustrations of this classic book make it a must-have.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780670062768
Author:
Lindgren, Astrid
Publisher:
Viking Juvenile
Translator:
Nunally, Tina
Illustrator:
Child, Lauren
Author:
Nunally, Tina
Author:
Burnett, Frances Hodgson
Author:
Child, Lauren
Subject:
Girls & Women
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Longstocking, Pippi (Fictitious character)
Subject:
Childrens classics
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series:
Pippi Longstocking
Publication Date:
20071004
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full color
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.13 in 1 lb
Age Level:
08-12

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Astrid Lindgren's story of feisty, red-haired Pippi has been given a sparkling new translation by award-winning Tiina Nunnally and engaging pictures by acclaimed Lauren Child.
"Synopsis" by , The classic novel about the little girl with crazy red pigtails and a flair for the outrageous is available once again in this large-format gift edition. Full color.
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