19 Reasons Pippi Longstocking Is The Ultimate Powerful Woman

    She can lift a horse. Game over.

    Pippi Longstocking is pretty much the sassiest girl around.

    1. Despite only being 9-years-old, she owns Villekulla Cottage.

    2. Villekula Cottage is the coolest house in the world because Pippi's horse lives on its porch.

    3. Talking of Pippi's horse, she rides it everywhere.

    4. She can even lift it.

    5. In fact, Pippi can lift a lot of things. She's really, really strong.

    6. Sometimes Pippi can be a little bit rude. But only ever to condescending adults who need to be put in their place.

    7. Most of the time, she's charming. In fact, she's so charming that she managed to convince her neighbours not to put her into a children's home.

    8. You see, because she lives alone, Pippi is entirely self-sufficient.

    9. And living without adults means she doesn't have to follow anyone else's rules.

    10. And she doesn't really live alone. She lives with Mr Nilsson, the monkey.

    11. Pippi's full name is outrageously cool. It's Pippilotta Delicatessa Windowshade Mackrelmint Ephraim's Daughter Longstocking.

    12. And she ties her pigtails so tight that they stick up. Which is just an excellent style statement.

    13. Pippi doesn't want to grow up. Which means she doesn't like figures of authority.

    14. Or school.

    15. But that doesn't matter. Pippi always thinks of innovative ways to resolve her own problems.

    16. Pippi plays by her own rules.

    17. Which means she always has exciting adventures.

    18. And because her dad's a sea captain, she's travelled all over the world.

    19. So she has loads of incredible stories. Even if she can get a bit carried away with her imagination.

    Pippi, you're the best.