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Translations have been published in more than 40 languages, commonly with new illustrations. In the Norwegian Nobel Institute listed the novel as one of the "Top Works of World Literature", based on polling one hundred authors from fifty-four countries. Lindgren originally told Pippi stories to her daughter Karin in , when the seven-year-old was home sick with pneumonia. She wrote the first manuscript during her own injury three years later. Nilsson , a suitcase filled with pieces of gold, and her unnamed pet horse. Gifted with superhuman strength and countless other eccentricities, Pippi is soon befriended by two local siblings named Annika and Tommy Settergren, who admire her and enjoy her company.
Pippi was named by Lindgren's daughter Karin, who asked her mother for a get-well story when she was off school. Pippi is red-haired, freckled, unconventional and superhumanly strong — able to lift her horse one-handed. She is playful and unpredictable. She often makes fun of unreasonable adults, especially if they are pompous and condescending. Her anger comes out in extreme cases, such as when a man mistreats his horse.