My European Faces: Pippi Longstocking has united children worldwide. She’s Swedish & European


Pippi Longstocking, Mr. Nilsson & Villa Villekulla in the background

Pippilotta Rollgardinia Victualia Peppermint Longstocking, her monkey Mr. Nilsson, her horse & a suitcase full of gold doubloons move into the abandoned Villa Villekulla, She befriends two children in the neighborhood, and together they experience many adventures. Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren was first published in 1945, the year in which World War II ended. Since then, it has been translated in 64 languages and has united children worldwide in their common needs for authenticity, freedom, creativity and competence. Pippi is Swedish & European.

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