A new centenary gift edition of the much-loved collection of folk and fairy tales from Sweden, illustrated by acclaimed artist John Bauer.
From good natured Scandinavian trolls through giants, tomtes, shepherd boys and princesses, the twenty-three classic stories by well-known authors such as Elsa Beskow and Anna Wahlenberg are delightfully told, full of adventure and magic with clever, resourceful children outwitting fairytale villains.
John Bauer's art -- renowned for its detail, character and subtle humour -- has never looked more luminous and evocative than in this gorgeously produced edition. Twenty extra pictures have been added along with a wonderful illustrated biography of Bauer, celebrating his work and life one hundred years after his premature death. The book has a foiled cover and ribbon marker, perfect for gifting.
This treasury will be cherished for generations to come and loved by children, parents and grandparents alike.
For Ages: 7 - 8 years old
For Grades: 2 - 3
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 13th September 2019
Publisher: FLORIS BOOKS
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 21.0 x 2.54
Weight (kg): 1.29
Edition Number: 1