Little Old Man is the name of the horse that Pippi Longstocking rides, while Mr. Nilsson is the name of her pet monkey. In a tiny Swedish village, Pippi lives alone with her animals.
According to Reference.com, Pippi Longstocking is a made-up character from an Astrid Lindgren children’s book series. Since the 1945 publication of the first Pippi Longstocking novel, the entire series has been translated into other languages. The first Pippi Longstocking movie was released in 1950. The first three volumes served as the basis for the movie, despite changes to the plot and some of the characters. The books have also been turned into television shows and even an American feature film over the years.