Children of the Forest by Elsa Beskow
  

Children of the Forest

Written by Elsa Beskow
Illustrated by

RRP £5.99

Synopsis

Children of the Forest by Elsa Beskow

This is a mini gift edition of Elsa Beskow's classic story. The children of the forest live deep in the roots of an old pine tree. They collect wild mushrooms and blueberries and shelter under toadstools when it rains. They play with the squirrels and frogs, and when autumn comes, they collect and prepare food to see them through the long winter, until the warm spring breeze starts to blow.

Reviews

'Sustainability at its best and an inspiration for all would-be down-shifters! Recently republished in a new smaller format.'

About the Author

Elsa Beskow (1874 - 1953) is the Beatrix Potter of Sweden. For over one hundred years, all Scandinavian children have grown up with her books. Other titles available in English from Floris include large-size editions of Children of the Forest and Peter in Blueberry Land, as well as other classics such as Pelle's New Suit and Peter and Lotta's Christmas.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Elsa Beskow
More books by Elsa Beskow

Publisher

Floris Books

Publication date

1st September 2005

ISBN

9780863154973


I love Lovereading as it provides an honest opinion and showcases a range of fiction. Suited to both parents & kids alike, it’s a must-use.

Georgie Rowe – age 16

It gives me a chance to read types of books that I would not normally try, and it motivates me to read every night to finish it!

Alice Horncastle, age 14

You give me age appropriate ideas of books I can read and buy for the children and find out what other children their age think of them too.

Katie Lonsdale

I have told all my friends, family & teachers to see for themselves just how great the site is. Without fail, they are hugely impressed.

Alexander Boxall – age 11

I love all the books they recommend & put up for me to review. I also love the fact that they give new authors the chance to share their boo

Daisy Pennock – age 15

Writing reviews help the children with their literacy skills and we always read the books together which gives us good quality family time!

Cat Bisland (on behalf of the Bi

It’s a community united by a passion for books and promoting the best there is in children’s literature.

Sam Bateman and family

It is fantastic, you get to read lots of books and you always find something new and amazing in them.

Erica Motoc, age 7
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools