Children of the Forest: Mini Edition

Author(s): Elsa Beskow

Picture Books

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 fall comes, they collect and prepare food to see them through the long winter, until the warm spring breeze starts to blow.

A mini gift edition of Elsa Beskow's classic story.


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'Sustainability at its best and an inspiration for all would-be down-shifters! Recently republished in a new smaller format.' -- Juno magazine: a natural approach to family life

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.

General Fields

  • : 9780863154973
  • : Floris Books
  • : Floris Books
  • : September 2005
  • : 127mm X 172mm X 10mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Hardback
  • : Gift;
  • : English
  • : 839.7/3/72
  • : 32
  • : colour illustrations
  • : Elsa Beskow