Pippi Longstocking

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Pippi Longstocking is the main character in an eponymous series of children's books by the Swedish author Astrid Lindgren.wikipedia
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Astrid Lindgren

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Pippi Longstocking is the main character in an eponymous series of children's books by the Swedish author Astrid Lindgren.
She is best known for several children's book series, featuring Pippi Longstocking, Emil i Lönneberga, Karlsson-on-the-Roof, and the Six Bullerby Children (Children of Noisy Village in the US), and for the children's fantasy novels Mio, My Son, Ronia the Robber's Daughter, and The Brothers Lionheart.

Pippi Longstocking (novel)

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Pippi Longstocking is the main character in an eponymous series of children's books by the Swedish author Astrid Lindgren.
The book focuses on the experiences of Pippi Langstrump, a nine-year-old pigtailed redhead whose mother died when she was a baby and her father, a sea captain, has seemingly vanished at sea, so she moves into a big house known as Villa Villekulla, located in a little Swedish village, with her pet monkey Mr. Nilsson, a suitcase filled with pieces of gold, and her unnamed pet horse.

Villa Villekulla

At the start of the titular novel, she moves into Villa Villekulla, her house that she shares with her monkey named Mr. Nilsson and her horse, and quickly befriends the two children living next door, Tommy and Annika Settergren.
Villa Villekulla is a fictional house that is the home of Pippi Longstocking, a character in a series of books.

Ingrid Vang Nyman

Pippi Longstocking placed first and was subsequently published in November 1945 with illustrations by Ingrid Vang Nyman.
Ingrid Vang Nyman (21 August 1916 – 13 December 1959) was a Danish illustrator, noted for her work on the Pippi Longstocking books of which she was the original illustrator.

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Pippi Longstocking is the main character in an eponymous series of children's books by the Swedish author Astrid Lindgren.
The Swedish writer to have made the most lasting impression on world literature is the children's book writer Astrid Lindgren, and her books about Pippi Longstocking, Emil, and others.

Pippi Longstocking (1969 TV series)

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An influential television adaptation of Pippi Longstocking debuted on 8 February 1969 in Sweden, and was broadcast for thirteen weeks, during which it acquired a considerable following.
Pippi Longstocking (Pippi Långstrump) is a Swedish TV series based on Astrid Lindgren's Pippi Longstocking children's books.

Inger Nilsson

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Inger Nilsson starred as Pippi, and upon the broadcast of the television series, she became a celebrity along with her co-stars who played Tommy and Annika.
She is primarily known for her portrayal of Pippi Longstocking in the Swedish-produced TV series of the same name during 1969 which was compiled, re-dubbed into Dutch and later also in English and many other languages, and released as two feature films in 1969.

Pippi in the South Seas (film)

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In contrast, the Pippi of Hellbom's television series and subsequent tie-in 1970 films, Pippi in the South Seas and Pippi on the Run, is an "abnormal, even otherworldly," periodically gender-defying bohemian reminiscent of Swedish hippies.
Pippi in the South Seas (original title: Pippi Långstrump på de sju haven) is a 1970 Swedish movie, based on the eponymous children's books by Astrid Lindgren with the cast of the 1969 TV series Pippi Longstocking.

Viking Press

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In 1950, Pippi Longstocking was translated into American English by Viking Books, featuring Louis Glanzman's artwork.
Its books have won the Newbery and Caldecott Medals, and include such books as The Twenty-One Balloons, written and illustrated by William Pene du Bois (1947, Newbery medal winner for 1948), Corduroy, Make Way for Ducklings, The Stinky Cheese Man by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith (1993), The Outsiders, Pippi Longstocking, and The Story of Ferdinand.

Pippi on the Run

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In contrast, the Pippi of Hellbom's television series and subsequent tie-in 1970 films, Pippi in the South Seas and Pippi on the Run, is an "abnormal, even otherworldly," periodically gender-defying bohemian reminiscent of Swedish hippies.
Pippi on the Run (original title: På rymmen med Pippi Långstrump) is a 1970 Swedish movie, based on the eponymous children's books by Astrid Lindgren with the cast of the 1969 TV series Pippi Longstocking.

Pippi Longstocking (1949 film)

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Previously, a lesser-known Swedish film adaptation of Pippi Longstocking had appeared in 1949, directed by Per Gunvall and featuring twenty-six-year-old Viveca Serlachius as Pippi.
Pippi Långstrump) is a 1949 Swedish film directed by Per Gunvall and starring Viveca Serlachius as Pippi Longstocking.

Lisbeth Salander

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Pippi has also inspired other literary creations: for his character Lisbeth Salander in the Millennium series, Stieg Larsson was inspired by his idea of what Pippi might have been like as an adult.
In the only interview he ever did about the series, Larsson stated that he based the character of Lisbeth Salander on what he imagined Pippi Longstocking might have been like as an adult.

Viveca Serlachius

Previously, a lesser-known Swedish film adaptation of Pippi Longstocking had appeared in 1949, directed by Per Gunvall and featuring twenty-six-year-old Viveca Serlachius as Pippi.
Viveca Elisabeth Marianne Serlachius Olsson (March 2, 1923 - January 9, 1993) was a Finnish-born Swedish actress, best known as the first actress to play Pippi Longstocking on film, Pippi Longstocking in 1949, when she was aged 26 portraying a 9-year-old girl.

Millennium (novel series)

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Pippi has also inspired other literary creations: for his character Lisbeth Salander in the Millennium series, Stieg Larsson was inspired by his idea of what Pippi might have been like as an adult.
In the only interview he ever did about the series, Larsson stated that he based the character on what he imagined Pippi Longstocking might have been like as an adult.

Astrid Lindgren's World

She is regarded as the most well-known of Lindgren's creations, and appears as a character in Astrid Lindgren's World, a theme park in Vimmerby, Sweden, dedicated to Lindgren's works, and on the obverse of the Swedish 20 kronor note, as issued by Riksbank.
All the environments are built as prescribed in the books and they give child visitors the possibility to enter into the stories of Pippi Longstocking, Emil i Lönneberga, Karlsson-on-the-Roof, and many others of Astrid Lindgren's beloved characters.

Stieg Larsson

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Pippi has also inspired other literary creations: for his character Lisbeth Salander in the Millennium series, Stieg Larsson was inspired by his idea of what Pippi might have been like as an adult.
One of the strongest influences originates from his own country: Pippi Longstocking, by Sweden's much-loved children's author Astrid Lindgren.

Protagonist

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Pippi Longstocking is the main character in an eponymous series of children's books by the Swedish author Astrid Lindgren.

Peter Pan

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Pippi, like Peter Pan, does not want to grow up.

Buccaneer

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She is the daughter of a buccaneer captain and has adventure stories to tell about that, too.

Bonnier Group

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After being rejected by Bonnier Publishers in 1944, Lindgren's first manuscript was accepted by Rabén and Sjögren.

Rabén & Sjögren

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After being rejected by Bonnier Publishers in 1944, Lindgren's first manuscript was accepted by Rabén and Sjögren.

Chapter book

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The first three Pippi chapter books were published from 1945 to 1948, followed by three short stories and a number of picture book adaptations.

South Seas

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With her suitcase of gold coins, she maintains an independent lifestyle without her parents: her mother died soon after her birth, and her father, Captain Ephraim Longstocking, is first missing at sea, and then, king of a South Sea island.

Tall tale

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She has a penchant for storytelling, which often takes the form of tall tales.

A. S. Neill

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Biographer Jens Andersen locates a range of influences and inspiration for Pippi not only within educational theories of the 1930s, such as those of A. S. Neill and Bertrand Russell, but also contemporary films and comics that featured "preternaturally strong characters" (e.g. Superman and Tarzan).