Pappa Pellerin's Daughter
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Pappa Pellerin's Daughter

3.66 of 5 stars 3.66  ·  rating details  ·  216 ratings  ·  11 reviews
Most peoople have not heard of Pappa Pellerin's Daughter, but it is an amazing book, amusing, interesting, not draggy, a bit emotional sometimes, and with a lovely, though very predictable ending. The girl, Loella, who everyone calls 'Loopy Loella', is a strange child, basically bringing herself up in the woods, with two brothers to look after solely by herself. An old sca...more
Hardcover, 176 pages
Published January 1st 1975 by Vintage/Ebury (first published 1963)
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Majo Dantés
Es un libro muy tierno, creo que explora bien qué es lo que un niño siente pasando a ser casi un huérfano. Y, yo siendo una hermana mayor, creo que también es justo lo que se hace por los hermanitos lo que me conmueve del libro. El orgullo de ella por ser la que los cuida, los alimenta y los protege, eso es con lo que me identifico (y con su disgusto a la ciudad).
Creo que no le doy las cinco estrellas por la traducción. Pero esa es mi único motivo. No te aburre en ningún momento, ni te cansa; es...more
Angeles Lastra g
I think this was the first book I read ever and it's kind of sad cause the girl don't have a mother in home and the mother is completely selfish, I liked really but when I was 10 and I only finished the book because I started but if I'd read it again I won't
Javiera Lannister
I was kinda obsessed with being an orphan, and also, living in the forest by myself -i don't have siblings- was the best idea when I was little. Nevermind, amazing book, specially because of the plot. I actually love this one, I think i'm gonna read it again.
Carla Angelo
Lo leí cuando tenía creo que 11 o 12 años y me pareció tan tonto... y si me lo pareció en esa época ahora supongo que me parecerá peor. Recuerdo que lo que no me gustaba era como trataban el tema de la chica que se había criado sin un padre. No empaticé con ella en absoluto y me parecía una visión superficial y absurda del abadono, más que la visión general, la protagonista era odiosa y... tonta.
Olesdatter
I read it Norwegian as a young girl, remember I liked it so much I read it twice. Maybe I ought to read it again now?
Antonia
I literally loved this book when I was 10 years old! I can still read it with the same anticipation! :-)
Hiridessa
It's a weird story, but it's amazingly interesting! It's even ridiculous how good it is!
Laura
Lo leí de pequeña y no lo recuerdo muy bien pero creo que me gusto bastante :)
Angeliki
Aug 14, 2009 Angeliki rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: all kids!
Shelves: fiction, swedish
I loved it when I was 10!!
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