Children of the Forest by Elsa Beskow

Children of the Forest

Written by Elsa Beskow
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Children of the Forest by Elsa Beskow

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.


'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.

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32 pages


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Floris Books

Publication date

22nd September 2005



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