©1945 Astrid Lindgren; ©1950, 1978 The Viking Press; (P)1998 Random House, Inc., Listening Library, an Imprint of the Random House Audio Publishing Group
"Astrid Lindgren has created a unique and lovable character, inspiring generations of children to want to be Pippi...Simply put, Pippi is irresistible." (Amazon.com)
It's hard to find good audiobooks for kids 5-7 years old. Picture books don't work on audio, and most chapter books are still a little hard for them to follow. Pippi Longstocking was already a decades-old book when I read it as a child in the mid 1970's, but my six-year-old son seems to like it just fine. We listened to it in the car on a long family trip, and we all enjoyed it. Pippi's wacky adventures, super strength, defiance of social norms (she doesn't go to school!) and good heart (she protects the weak kids from the bullies) apparently have timeless appeal.
Known for her bright red pigtails and her super human strenth, Pippi Longstocking is a beloved classic book enjoyed by children and adults alike. You won't believe what she does in her adventures
I especially liked the way Esther Benson narrated the story with giggles,. coughing, and other things used in the dialogue. The Listening Library version of Pippi Longstocking is a must-have for literature lovers.
I really like the narrator on this version of Pippi. I also love the fun stories. My children adore them, too.
When she makes 500 cookies and Pippi the Thing Finder.
Pippi, of course.
It was a really fun story, with a few serious moments, like the party. Made me remember being a child who didn't fit in.
Absolutely. My girls fell in love with Pippi after listening to the story. They have gone to the library and checked out more Pippi books.
Since the Pippi books are limited, we may listen to another Trixie Beldon book.
A little money and a horse!
This book is fun and creative.
I like how pippi longstocking is a mysterious and very adventurous little girl like me. She is also the same age as me and lucky me I'm a thingfinder too just like her!
The narrator's voice was soothing, yet convincing. The story of Pippi Longstocking has been a special favorite in our family for generations. Not to be missed during childhood!
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