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 delight of all the children at the circus. — But then everything about Pippi is strange and wonderful and funny... whether she's teaching two burglar... more »s to dance or murdering arithmetic in her one wild day at school.