Paperback
7.5 x 9.5
160 Pgs
SKU:
9781770462151
$24.95$14.97 CAD/$19.95$11.97 USD

Celebrate the seventieth anniversary of Pippi!

Who can rescue babies from a burning building, outwit burglars, overpower a circus strongman, and still get home in time for Christmas? Pippi Longstocking can! Pippi Longstocking: The Strongest in the World! collects more than one hundred pages of comics from Pippi's creator, Astrid Lindgren, and her collaborator, the illustrator Ingrid Vang Nyman.

Unearthed by D+Q and republished between 2011 and 2014, these mid-century comics had never before been seen by North American audiences. Pippi Longstocking: The Strongest in the World! is a fitting tribute to one of the world's most beloved fictional characters.

Praise for Pippi Longstocking: The Strongest in the World!

Young readers will enjoy Vang Nyman's lively illustrations, which depict Pippi's rambunctiousness, loyalty, independence, and spunk. Even her hair that takes on a life of its own.

School Library Journal

Relying on bold blocks of color and bright, simple designs…mid-century art at its finest.

The Paris Review

 The art is unusual and distinctive, dating from another era but looking fresh as a result...it’s fun to see Pippi’s ridiculous way of living illustrated.

Comics Worth Reading

..So vibrant and individual and natural with it- singular, refreshing and unlike any other kids books I've come across…

Comics & Cola

Vang Nyman’s large-format panels, in bright, bold primary colors, are the perfect match for Lindgren’s bombastic Pippi, who rescues children from burning buildings, defeats a pair of daft burglars, and competes in feats of strength with her father (she wins, of course).

Booklist

Whimsical, humorous and utterly charming.

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