Pippi's Extraordinary Ordinary Day

by Astrid Lindgren, Sweden and illustrated by Michael Chesworth. A day off of school has Tommy and Annika visiting their friend Pippi, who always does things her own way. Pippi says "Let's have a "Scrubbing Vacation" and cleans her kitchen with brushes on her feet. Then off they go for a deluxe picnic of pancakes, while Mr. Nilsson her monkey adds to the fun. And when they encounter a bull, Pippi goes for a ride. Life is never boring with Pippi! Paperback, 32pp. 2001