Discovering that there were actual Pippi comics by the creators of the original Pippi was one of the highlights of my trip to Finland a few years ago (um, after seeing the home studio of Tove Jansson, duh). We published the third and final volume last fall. Filled with the hilarious quips of Astrid Lindgren and the beautiful spritely drawings of Ingrid Vang Nyman, these books are treasures. So, what is making me wax nostalgic about foreign travel and strong female role models you ask? Well, today is Pippi’s 70th birthday, ya bunch of Tommys and Annikas!!! How lucky we all are for these stories in all their forms! Thank you, Astrid and Ingrid and thank you, Pippi!!