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Astrid Lindgren

  • 5 stars across 61 books
    During her lifetime, Lindgren was awarded dozens of Swedish and international prizes for her writing, among them the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen medal in 1958: widely considered the ultimate accolade for an author of children's books. Astrid Lindgren was born in 1907. Pippi Longstocking was published in Sweden in 1945 and was an instant success with children. She died in 2002. Lauren Child was awarded the Kate Greenaway Medal in 2001 for I Will Not Ever Never Eat a Tomato and the Nestle Smarties Gold Award in 2002 for That Pesky Rat. Lauren Child was born in 1967 and grew up in Marlborough in Wiltshire. She now lives in London.
    1st July 2010

    Ronja, The Robber's Daughter

    Now a major animated TV series from Studio Ghibli! Ronja lives with her father, a robber chieftain, and his band of men... More

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    1st December 2015

    Pippi Longstocking

    Pippi Longstocking is one of the most popular children's characters of all time and is still much loved by millions of c... More

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    2nd September 2010

    Pippi Longstocking Gift Edition

    This beautiful edition of the children's classic Pippi Longstocking is illustrated throughout with wonderful collage pic... More

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    29th March 2016

    Seacrow Island

    The day the Melkerson family arrive on Seacrow Island, it's a bit of a shock to their system. It's so quiet there-none o... More

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    2nd July 2009

    The Brothers Lionheart

    There's no one Karl Lion loves more than his older brother, Jonathan, who is brave, strong, and handsome - everything Ka... More

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    22nd May 2014

    The Children of Noisy Village

    In the middle of the countryside there are three farms, all in a row. Everybody calls them Noisy Village because the chi... More

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    19th May 2015

    Pippi Longstocking in the South Seas

    Pippi Longstocking is one of the most popular children's characters of all time and is still much loved by millions of c... More

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    3rd April 2008

    Lotta Says 'NO!'

    A collection of fun, engaging and gently humorous stories about Lotta, the little sister who can find trouble anywhere. ... More

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    6th September 2007

    Pippi Longstocking Small Gift Edition

    Pippi Longstocking is nine years old. She has just moved into Villa Villekulla where she lives all by herself with a hor... More

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    24th April 2003

    Mirabelle

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    8th August 2013

    Pippi Fixes Everything

    ONE OF USA TODAY POP CANDY'S BEST COMICS OF 2013! The world's most beloved strong-girl fights fires, saves ba... More

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    5th February 2009

    The World's Best Karlson

    Smidge is used to Karlson, the funny little man with a propeller on his back, living on the roof. They are firm friends.... More

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    7th February 2008

    Emil's Clever Pig

    Whether he's teaching his pet pig to dance, being chased by a mad cow or wrestling a robber, Emil's adventures never sto... More

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    7th July 2011

    Mio's Kingdom

    Did you hear the news about a boy who disappeared? No one knows what happened to him . . . except me. Young Karl leaves... More

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    14th July 2015

    The Best of Pippi Longstocking (3 books in 1)

    Pippi Longstocking is one of the most popular children's characters of all time and is still much loved by millions of c... More

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    1st December 2008

    Lotta Makes a Mess

    Lotta is the little sister who can find trouble anywhere. She and her young siblings get into all sorts of scrapes. In t... More

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    21st April 2015

    Happy Times in Noisy Village

    Lisa lives in Noisy Village with her brothers and their friends. With so many children living there, it's a very noisy p... More

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    1st August 1992

    The Tomten

    It's a chilly winter night on the farm. Everyone is fast asleep. All but one ...On silent feet the Tomten visits the dre... More

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    5th November 2015

    Pipii Longstocking: The Strongest in the World!

    Who can rescue babies from a burning building, outwit burglars, overpower a circus strongman, and still get home in time... More

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    1st August 1992

    The Tomten and the Fox

    In the moonlight, the fox sneaks towards the farm, hoping to steal a chicken or two. But he's forgotten about the old To... More

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    1st September 2010

    A Calf for Christmas

    It's the last day of school before Christmas and snow is falling heavily. Johan heads to school on his sled, but he can'... More

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    1st February 1993

    The Day Adam Got Mad

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    1st January 1988

    Pippi Calzelunghe

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    10th January 2008

    Emil and the Great Escape

    Whether he's running his little sister up a flagpole, or trying to escape after getting locked in a shed, Emil's adventu... More

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    3rd July 2008

    Emil and the Sneaky Rat

    There's a rat running amok in Emil's house, and he's determined to capture it. But hiding the rat trap just under his fa... More

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    20th November 2014

    Pippi Won't Grow Up

    The world's strongest girl, Pippi Longstock--ing, is back with a fresh set of funny prob--lems and even funnier solution... More

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    8th August 2002

    Pippie Langkous

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    5th February 2009

    Karlson Flies Again

    Smidge is used to Karlson, the funny little man with a propeller on his back, living on the roof. They are firm friends.... More

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    25th February 1999

    Pippi Goes to the Circus

    Step aside, ringmaster. Pippi's in charge! Pippi Longstocking has her own special way of doing things. When she goes to ... More

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    6th September 2012

    Pippi Moves in

    THE LOST MASTERPIECE FROM ASTRID LINDGREN'S CHILDREN'S CLASSIC"Pippi Moves In "marks the first time that the legendary P... More

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    19th May 2015

    Pippi Longstocking Goes Aboard

    Pippi Longstocking is one of the most popular children's characters of all time and is still much loved by millions of c... More

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    3rd July 2008

    Karlson on the Roof

    Imagine Smidge's delight when, one day, a little man with a propeller on his back appears hovering at the window! It's K... More

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    21st December 2015

    Nothing But Fun in Noisy Village

    In the middle of the countryside, there are three farms, all in a row, where Lisa, her two brothers and their friends li... More

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    6th January 2012

    In the Land of Twilight

    Goran has an injured leg and he gets bored spending so much time in bed. But when his mother turns out the light at dusk... More

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    1st January 2011

    Goran's Great Escape

    It's a beautiful, sunny Easter Sunday in Sweden. The farmer and his family are having breakfast before going to church a... More

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    9th January 2014

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Chucklers: Level 19: Bovine Espionage and Other Stories

    In Bovine Espionage and Other Stories, find out if a cow can go undercover and become a secret agent in the field. Where... More

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    2nd February 2008

    Pippi Langstrumpf

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    19th June 2014

    Funny Stories Pack (5 Books)

    These stories will have your children laugh out loud.... More

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    4th May 2017

    Master Detective: A Kalle Blomkvist Mystery

    A gripping middle-grade mystery from internationally best-selling author Astrid Lindgren. For most the summer holidays i... More

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    3rd August 2017

    A Kalle Blomkvist Mystery: Living Dangerously

    A gripping middle-grade mystery from internationally best-selling author Astrid Lindgren It's one year on since Master D... More

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    27th July 2017

    Astrid Lindgren's Tomten Tales: The Tomten and The Tomten and the Fox

    On small silent feet, the Tomten tiptoes through the snow, keeping watch over the farm on chilly winter nights. One nigh... More

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    18th January 2018

    A Kalle Blomkvist Mystery: White Rose Rescue

    A gripping middle-grade mystery from internationally best-selling author Astrid Lindgren. When Kalle Blomkvist witnesses... More

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    7th October 2004

    Pippi Longstocking

    Pippi Longstocking is as popular as ever, with dedicated fans all over the world. She's funny, feisty, and has the most ... More

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    1st July 2012

    The Best of Pippi Longstocking

    Pippi Longstocking is nine years old and lives all by herself with a horse, a monkey, a suitcase full of gold, and no gr... More

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    1st June 2006

    Pippi Goes Aboard

    Every day is a brilliant new adventure for Pippi Longstocking and her pals Tommy and Annika. When Pippi's long-lost fath... More

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    1st June 2006

    Pippi in the South Seas

    Pippi and her pals Annika and Tommy are off to the Canny Canny Island, where Pippi's father is king...and where they wil... More

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    1st October 2003

    The Best of Pippi Longstocking: Three Books in One

    Pippi Longstocking is as popular as ever, with dedicated fans all over the world. She's funny, feisty, and incredibly s... More

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    1st October 1998

    Pippi Longstocking's after-Christmas Party

    Christmas is over, but at Pippi Longstocking's house, the fun has just begun! A dance around the Christmas tree, a feast... More

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    1st November 2018

    Ronja the Robber's Daughter Illustrated Edition

    Ronja, the daughter of the robber chieftain, roams the forest but she must beware the grey dwarves and wild harpies. Whe... More

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    20th September 2018

    The Tomten and the Fox

    It's a cold winter's night and a hungry fox is creeping through the snow. He sees a hen house full of tasty chickens to... More

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    14th December 2007

    Pippi Calzelunghe

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