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Elsa Beskow

  • 5 stars across 33 books
    Elsa Beskow (1874-1953) is the most popular children's illustrator in Sweden, where her picture books have been known and loved for over a century.
    22nd February 2007

    The Sun Egg

    A mini gift edition of Elsa Beskow's classic story. A mysterious orange egg has fallen into the woods. "It's a sun egg!"... More

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    1st May 1987

    Children of the Forest

    The children of the forest live deep in the roots of an old pine tree. They collect wild mushrooms and blueberries and s... More

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    1st May 1992

    Christopher's Harvest Time

    Christopher meets the spirit of September in the garden, and is introduced to all the harvest folk: the Gooseberry girls... More

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    1st June 1988

    Around the Year

    Delightful verses and delicate, playful illustrations take young children through the special joys of each month of the ... More

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    1st May 1987

    Peter in Blueberry Land

    Peter is looking for blueberries for his mother's birthday but he can't find a single one. Suddenly he feels a light tap... More

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    1st July 1993

    The Sun Egg

    A mysterious orange egg has fallen into the woods. "It's a sun egg!" declares the elf who finds it nestled on the forest... More

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    1st August 2002

    Uncle Blue's New Boat

    This is the adventure of Peter and Lotta and their trip in Uncle Blue's new boat. The children set out for a picnic on ... More

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    1st September 2001

    Aunt Green, Aunt Brown and Aunt Lavender

    This is the first of the classic "Peter and Lotta" series. Filled with Elsa Beskow's characteristic humour and charm, it... More

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    11th August 2003

    Aunt Brown's Birthday

    -- In the bestselling Peter and Lotta series -- From one of Scandinavia's most-loved children's authors Aunt Green and A... More

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    26th September 2002

    Peter and Lotta's Christmas

    Peter and Lotta go to live in the country with Aunt Green, Aunt Brown, Aunt Lavender and Uncle Blue. As Christmas approa... More

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