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Books by Elsa Beskow

  • BJBQS 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Delightful verses and delicate, playful illustrations take young children through the special joys of each month of the year, from icy February to the green shoots of April, the red poppies of July, September's apples and the delights of December. This is a mini edition of Elsa Beskow's classic picture book.
  • BJBQZ 3 years +
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    Six-year-old Ollie is given his first pair of real skis. As soon as the snow begins to fall he heads off into the woods and meets sparkling Jack Frost, who shoos away damp Mrs Thaw. Jack Frost takes him on an adventure to the palace of King Winter. Ollie has a wonderful time in a huge snowball fight! But will Mrs Thaw return too soon for Ollie to enjoy the snow?
  • BJJCZ 3 years +
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    This is a mini gift edition of Elsa Beskow's classic story. A mysterious orange egg has fallen into the woods. "It's a sun egg!" declares the elf who finds it nestled on the forest floor. Soon she and her friends find out what it really is, but not before the little elf has one of the best adventures she has ever had.
  • BPLRE
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    Elsa Beskow's picture books have been known and loved for over a century. This month-to-view calendar is beautifully illustrated with seasonal artwork from Elsa Beskow's books. The main US, UK and Swedish public holidays are marked. The calendar includes illustrations from [insert titles here]. (All of these are published in English by Floris Books.)
  • AUEMT 3 years +
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    Christopher often plays on his own in his garden -- until one day, he discovers a whole new world! A strange boy called September takes him on a hunt for a lost ball, meeting lots of folk along the way: the playful gooseberry boys, Mrs Bramley Apple, the strawberry families, Mr Scarecrow and many more. Christopher learns all about the different fruits, berries and vegetables growing in his garden, and makes lots of new friends who promise to always play with him. This heartwarming book show Elsa Beskow's classic illustration at its best, bringing nature alive for young readers.
  • AWPMR 3 years +
    3 years +
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    A beautiful gift collection of some of Elsa Beskow best-loved books. Enter the world of Elsa Beskow, 'Sweden's Beatrix Potter', and meet a cast of enchanting characters from Jack Frost to woodland elves. This stunning gift box includes mini editions of Elsa Beskow's classic books Peter in Blueberry Land, Around the Year, Ollie's Ski Trip and The Sun Egg, as well as the never-before available mini edition of Emily and Daisy. One of Scandinavia's most famous illustrators, Elsa Beskow's stories of little folk and magical kingdoms have captured the imagination of children for generations. This charming collection is a lovely addition to any child's bookshelf. Another beautiful box set including Children of the Forest, The Flowers' Festival, Pelle's New Suit and Woody, Hazel and Little Pip as well as a never-before available mini edition of Princess Sylvie, is also available.
  • BFGJJ 3 years +
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    A lucky little girl is invited by the flower fairies to join them for their Midsummer festival. Gathering around Queen Rose, all the flowers and bumblebees and birds tell their enchanting stories, while Pea-blossom and the Dew-cups serve refreshments.
  • AWPMI 3 years +
    3 years +
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    A beautiful gift collection of some of Elsa Beskow best-loved books. Enter the world of Elsa Beskow, 'Sweden's Beatrix Potter', and meet a cast of enchanting characters from mushroom children to flower fairies. This stunning gift box includes mini editions of Elsa Beskow's classic books Children of the Forest, The Flowers' Festival, Pelle's New Suit and Woody, Hazel and Little Pip as well as a never-before available mini edition of Princess Sylvie. One of Scandinavia's most famous illustrators, Elsa Beskow's stories of little folk and magical kingdoms have captured the imagination of children for generations. This charming collection is a lovely addition to any child's bookshelf. Another beautiful box set including Peter in Blueberry Land, Around the Year, Ollie's Ski Trip and The Sun Egg, as well as the never-before available mini edition of Emily and Daisy, is also available.
  • BGWBF 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Kelly and Kai love to play on the gnarled old tree trunk outside their cottage in the woods: sometimes it becomes a horse, sometimes a crocodile and sometimes even a dragon. One day a mischievous gnome makes the tree trunk come to life, and the children are whisked off to the Land of Long Ago on the back of the old tree dragon. On their incredible journey Kelly and Kai meet a princess, rescue a knight and trick the king of the trolls. But will the old tree dragon stay alive long enough to bring them home again? A delightful fairy tale from Elsa Beskow, with beautiful illustrations in her unique, classic style.
  • BFGEJ 3 years +
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    This delightful autumn story describes the woodland adventures of two acorn children who get carried away by the blustery autumn wind. Mr Squirrel and Hazel, the youngest Hazelnut child, go off in search of them and encounter a grumpy troll and the Chestnut boys along the way. This is a mini edition of Elsa Beskow's classic tale.
  • AUKPS 3 years +
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    Peter and Lotta need to find homes for some kittens. Washerwoman Wendy is always grumpy with them, but they hope that a gift will cheer her up -- and it does! That's just the start of a day of unexpected adventures for two of Elsa Beskow's most loved characters, as they find themselves asleep on a cart, at a mill miles from home and at a fair, disguised as an old man and woman.
  • BDKMJ 3 years +
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    Three children and their mother live in a cottage shaped like a hat on a little island in a lake. One day their mother goes to the mainland to find yarn to make the children new clothes. While she's away the children try to help around the house, but housework is much harder than they thought. They have great fun sweeping the chimney -- but they get very dirty. They wash their clothes in the lake and dry them over a fire -- but fires are hard to control...Will Hat Cottage be standing by the time their mother returns? A charming story from Elsa Beskow about getting help from unexpected places, with lively illustrations in her classic style.
  • BEMZG 3 years +
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    Princess Sylvie persuades her father, the king, to leave the palace gardens and walk in the woods. The king is unsure. What might be in the woods? Then Sylvie's dog Oskar runs off after a long-eared hare and Sylvie's adventures begin. This is a delightful story for young children about exploring new places and making new friends, and about the comforts of home.
  • BEJCH 3 years +
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    Rosalind loves to play with her little deer in the shade of the lime tree. Then one day a hunter comes along with his dog and frightens the deer away. The poor little deer is captured by a king and kept in a golden cage, but it refuses to eat. People come from far and wide bringing delicious food for the king's prized pet, but still the deer won't eat. Then the hunter and his dog pass by and send a message back to Rosalind. Can Rosalind persuade the mighty king to part with his pet and set the little deer free once more? This classic Elsa Beskow tale is published now for the first time in English. With its traditional fairy-tale charm and beautifully detailed illustrations, this is Elsa Beskow at her best.
  • BJJDD 3 years +
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    A mini gift edition of Elsa Beskow's classic story. Pelle has a lamb whose coat grows longer and longer, while Pelle's Sunday suit grows shorter! Pelle shears the lamb, and the wool is carded, spun, dyed and woven. Finally, the tailor makes a new suit for Pelle. This is a wonderful book to help children understand where their clothes come from and the traditional craft of working with wool.
  • AKEON 3 years +
    3 years +
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    "Once upon a time there was a little, little old woman who lived in a little, little old cottage with a mischievous little cat..." This simple and charming tale of a little cat that gets into big trouble is perfect for sharing. Young children will love the fairy tale illustrations and fun repetition. This is a new edition of the classic book by much-loved Swedish illustrator Elsa Beskow.
  • BHLCH 3 years +
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    Emily is a helpful little girl, so when her mummy is worried that Daisy the cow will escape into the clover field through a hole in the fence, she offers to go and look after Daisy for the day. On the way, she meets a big dog, a boastful boy and an old man with a sack. But when she gets to the meadow, she realises she needs help with Daisy, and to mend the fence. Who can she turn to? This is a delightful springtime picture book from Elsa Beskow. Young children will enjoy following Emily through her day as unexpectedly good things keep coming her way.
  • APBXL Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    A charming alphabet book for everyone who loves Elsa Beskow's classic picture books. Journey through the world of Elsa Beskow from Accordian to Zzz, with everything in between -- Cow and Elephant, Flowers and Igloo and even Jack Frost and Queen. This beautifully presented gift book brings together illustrations from Elsa Beskow's lesser known and most famous work including The Flowers' Festival, The Sun Egg, Pelle's New Suit, and Woody, Hazel and Little Pip.
  • BDBUB
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    This beautiful baby record book is illustrated throughout with Elsa Beskow's classic artwork. With plenty of room for photographs and keepsakes, parents and grandparents can record all the important developments and happy memories in their child's early life, to share in the years to come. Each page is fully illustrated with Beskow's charming depictions of children, taken from her picture books which have been loved for over a century.
  • BXHUG
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    Elsa Beskow's picture books have been known and loved for over a century. This month-to-view calendar is beautifully illustrated with seasonal artwork from Elsa Beskow's books. The main UK, US and Swedish public holidays are marked. The calendar includes illustrations from Around the Year; Children of the Forest; Christopher's New Garden; The Flowers' Festival; Pelle's New Suit; Peter in Blueberry Land and Uncle Blue's New Boat. All of these are published in English by Floris Books.