Name (First Name, Last Initial)
Ethan K
Book Title
Pippi Longstocking
Astrid Lindgren
What is the setting of the book?
It takes place in a house called Villa Villekulla in Sweden. The house is situated on a street that is in a town. The house had been abandoned.
Who is/are the main character(s)? What are they like?
Pippi Longstocking has red hair. She is very strong: she can even lift a horse! She owns a little monkey, Mr. Nilson. She thinks there are ghosts in her attic; she’s very imaginative.
What is the conflict of the story?
Her father was drowned on a ship voyage; she thinks he is now a cannibal king. Her mother died; Pippi thinks she is now an angel. The townspeople want her to go to an orphanage and a school, but she doesn’t want to.
What was the conclusion of the book?
The townspeople send two police officers to Villa Villekulla to take Pippi to an orphanage, but she scares them away. The townspeople agree she shouldn’t go to an orphanage. So she continues to live at Villa Villekulla!
While reading the book, what were your emotions?
I was happy and excited. She climbed down a hole in a hollow tree, which was exciting. What made me happy was when she shot off the pistols on her birthday! It was so mischievous.
Do you think the book had a moral? If so, what was it?
I don’t really know if it had a moral… Maybe “Do what you want?”
Star Rating
Selected Value: 8 (0 min / 10 max)
Why did you give the book this rating?
I gave the book this rating because I really liked it; I thought it was super active and fun. I thought Pippi was fun and interesting.
What was your favorite/least favorite part?
I think my favorite part was when Pippi was going to the circus. She kept jumping on to the sets, like the tight rope and the horses. Pippi thought everything was a game.
Would you recommend this book to others? Why?
Yes! I think you would have fun reading it and meeting the characters. Pippi has a lot of strength and is very smart; she’s a cool character.
How much action was in the book?
Selected Value: 7 (0 min / 10 max)
How much drama was in the book?
Selected Value: 3 (0 min / 10 max)
How much humor was in the book?
Selected Value: 9 (0 min / 10 max)
How much suspense was in the book?
Selected Value: 4 (0 min / 10 max)
Book Report: Pippi Longstocking