Since its first publication, Pippi Longstocking has sold over 40 million copies worldwide. We are pleased to reissue another Pippi Longstocking book in our Oxford Children's Modern Classics series. Pippi Longstocking and her friends, Tommy and Annika, are off on their great adventure of all -a trip to Canny Canny Island, the home of Pippi's cannibal king father. The explore caves and play marbles with real pearls, and the pirates and sharks they meet prove no match for Pippi!* Pippi Longstocking is an unforgettable, feisty, strong girl.* This title is being reissued with contemporary illustrations by best-selling illustrator, Tony Ross.* This title has been in print for over forty years and has continued to sell since that time.* Astrid Lindgren has won many awards, including the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Award and the International Book Award.* This book will be read over and over again and so this edition has been produced with a strong, durable binding which will appeal to readers and librarians.