OUP unveils plans for Pippi’s 75th birthday

OUP unveils plans for Pippi’s 75th birthday

Next Thursday (21st May) marks the 75th birthday of beloved children’s book character Pippi Longstocking. Oxford University Press (OUP), the original UK publisher of Pippi’s creator Astrid Lindgren pictured above, is working with the Astrid Lindgren Company (ALC) and agency Riot Communications to launch a number of anniversary celebrations, including a slew of new publishing.  

OUP will publish 18 Lindgren titles across 2020 and 2021. This began in March with the release of two new chapter books in early reader fiction paperback format, Do You Know Pippi Longstocking? and Pippi Longstockin...

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