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Elsa Beskow

  • 5 stars across 27 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.
    15th 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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    15th September 2009

    The Curious Fish

    When Flash, a very curious little fish, is caught and held prisoner on dry land, his aunts and uncles are determined to ... More

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    1st September 1989

    Pelle's New Suit

    Pelle has a lamb whose coat grows longer and longer, while Pelle's Sunday suit grows shorter! Pelle shears the lamb, and... More

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    15th September 2005

    Peter in Blueberry Land

    A mini gift edition of Elsa Beskow's classic story. Peter is looking for blueberries for his mother's birthday but he ca... 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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    15th June 1980

    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 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 t... 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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      Peter in Blueberry Land is an adorable little tale from the very gifted Swedish author and illustrator Elsa Beskow. 

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