Top 10 Books by Astrid Lindgren

 

Astrid Lindgren was a Swedish writer, who wrote numerous books for children. She was also a screenwriter. She primarily wrote for children and experimented with various genres for kids’ books and wrote the most popular character of Pippi Longstocking. She has written numerous books for children and her best works are listed in the top 10 books by Astrid Lindgren.

 

Pippi Longstocking

Tommy and his younger sister have a new neighbor, who is rather strange. The new and playful neighbor’s name is Pippi Longstocking. The new neighbor has two pigtails, parents who never tell her what to do, and she has an erratic horse who sleeps on the porch.

Read it For:
The book is an original story which takes you through the life of Pipi and her hilarious escapades
Don't Read it For:
Absolutely no reasons!
What makes this book stand out?:
The book is fast, spontaneous and utterly enjoyable.

Ronia, the Robber’s Daughter

Ronia is the daughter of a robber. She lives with her father and a band of robbers, but she brews trouble when the son of the rival robber chief becomes her friend.

Read it For:
This is the story of friendship and test of hardships. A truly touching story about two friends.
Don't Read it For:
The book may seem foul for kids to read, but remains one of the topmost Astrid Lindgren best sellers.
What makes this book stand out?:
This book is a great book, filled with foul-mouthed robbers, an enmity that goes back generations and the hope of a new friendship. This is a book which would have you turn page after page.

Pippi Goes on Board

Another adventure for the ginger-haired girl, who is on has no parents around and does pretty much, whatever she likes to do. The strange girl has befriended her neighbors, Tommy and Annika, and takes them along for shopping trips for candies and much more. But a twist is in order when Pipi’s father returns, and she may have to leave for good.

Read it For:
The Adventures of Pipi and her escalated enjoyable nature makes her a lovable character. Anyone who reads the book will never forget her.
Don't Read it For:
The book is an adventure where the kids sail off to an island in the middle of the lake, but that seems a bit too unrealistic to the older readers. But then again it is a children’s book.
What makes this book stand out?:
The book is a filled with enjoyable successive events, which are fluid and take you from one event to another.

The Brothers Lionheart

This fantasy book is one of the Astrid Lindgren popular novels, which takes the reader into the world of two brothers. The two brothers make through various adventures and fight against the evil Tengil.

Read it For:
This book is a thoroughly well-written book for the children. The story is well-crafted and engaging.
Don't Read it For:
The only problem with the book is that it ends too soon.
What makes this book stand out?:
The book one of the only books which a reader will read and re-read as many times as they like. The story is hard to forget and will stay with you for a long time.
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The Children of Noisy Village

The noisy village is filled with the hustle and bustle during the Christmas time and the New Year time. Join the six children of the village and take a look into their lives.

Read it For:
This book is a classic collection of the stories of the six main characters of the story. The master writer beautifully takes you through the lives of the characters throughout the year.
Don't Read it For:
The book may be a bit mundane and bland for the fans, as it is a slow progressing story.
What makes this book stand out?:
The is an excellent book for your kid to read. The language is simple, and the child will learn new ways of expressing through this brilliant masterpiece.

Pippi in the South Seas

Pipi is one of the most loved characters of the writer. With a weird sense and ginger hair, she makes her way into everyone’s hearts. This book takes you on her journey in the South Seas. And it goes without saying that she is looking for an adventure to shake her life, again!

Read it For:
The girl is famous for her out-of-the-world behavior. Although weird, she makes for a good friend. This book is about Pipi’s grandfather, who is a feared pirate and yet is seasick!
Don't Read it For:
A hilariously enjoyable read.
What makes this book stand out?:
This book is another installment of Pipi’s adventures and fun-filled life!

Karlsson on the Roof

Smidge lives alone on the roof. And he is lonely most of the times. But when a man with a propeller on his back appears, Smidge is delighted. Together the two have many adventures, and Smidge is never lonely again.

Read it For:
This book is one the earliest Astrid Lindgren books, which makes it extremely hilarious and a good read.
Don't Read it For:
The book may lose its beauty in translation.
What makes this book stand out?:
The book is one of the best Astrid Lindgren books to read.

Pippi’s After-Christmas Party

Christmas is about done, but Pipi wants to have an after party. She after party is filled with too many things, with a dance around the Christmas tree, a feast of chocolate cake and a sled ride from the roof of the Villa. She invites all her friends and meets many new people.

Read it For:
This book is one of the Astrid Lindgren bestsellers, which takes you through the excitement Pipi brings
Don't Read it For:
However you look at it, you will not be able to find a fault in this book.
What makes this book stand out?:
Pipi and her adventures are some of the best-loved stories by the author.

Do You Know Pippi Longstocking?

This book introduces the hilarious yet lovable character of Pipp Longstocking to the readers. And in an instant, everyone falls in love with the weird kid and her weird antics.

Read it For:
The book is a collection of Pipi’s weird and strange habits, which eventually make her one of the most loved characters
Don't Read it For:
The book does not have a story.
What makes this book stand out?:
The book is a great read for children and adults

The Adventures of Pipi Longstocking

This book is the collection of Pipi’s three greatest adventures.

Read it For:
A great book to read, as it takes the reader on the adventures of Pipi Longstocking. Most of the adventures are decided impromptu, which makes the book even more enjoyable.
Don't Read it For:
This book is a collection of stories, fans may have already read it.
What makes this book stand out?:
The book is the best book to find an introduction to Pipi’s character and the writer’s writing style.

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