The Story of the Butterfly Children by Sibylle von Olfers
  

Synopsis

The Story of the Butterfly Children by Sibylle von Olfers

Far far away, the butterfly folk live in a kingdom of beautiful gardens. The butterfly children play, dance and sing all day long with their little brothers and sisters, the caterpillars. The children can't wait until the first day of spring, when they will finally get their wings. But first, they must learn about the many brightly coloured flowers in the kingdom, so they can take part in the flying procession of peacock, swallowtail, red admiral and many other butterflies. Beautifully illustrated in the art nouveau style, this is another classic children's story from the author of The Story of the Root Children and The Story of the Wind Children.

Reviews

'This beautifully illustrated book is another classic children's story from the author.'

'Floris Books offers an amazing array of enchanting story books including The Story of the Butterfly Children. Beautifully illustrated in the art nouveau style, this book really captured the imaginations of our young readers ... Perfect for sharing, this is a beautiful book that also teaches children about the life-cycle of a butterfly.'

About the Author

Sibylle von Olfers' (1881-1916) blend of natural observation and use of simple design has led to comparisons with Kate Greenaway and Elsa Beskow. Her other published works include The Story of the Root Children, Princess in the Forest, The Story of the Snow Children and The Story of the Wind Children.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
20 pages
Interest Age: From 3

Author

Sibylle von Olfers
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Publisher


www.florisbooks.co.uk

Publication date

22nd January 2009

ISBN

9780863156885


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