Pippi Longstocking Author:astrid lindgren "Who will challenge Mighty Adolph, the World's Strongest Man, in a wrestling match?" cries the ringmaster. — Who else but Pippi? She lifts him high in the air and carries him around the ring, to the deliht of all the children at the circus. — But then everything about Pippi is strange and wonderful and funny...whether she's teaching two burglars ... more »to dance or murdering arithmetic in her one wild day at scholl.