The Story of Little Billy Bluesocks

Sibylle von Olfers

Price:
£10.99
Availability:
Available to buy

Quick Look

  • A recently discovered classic from the author of The Story of the Root Children
  • A day in the life of a fun-loving little boy, told in charming, nursery-style verse
  • Available for the first time in English

A day in the life of a fun-loving little boy, told in nursery-style verse.

Format:
hardback
Size:
285 x 226 mm
Publisher:
Floris Books
Subject:
Picture Books
Illustrations:
colour illustrations
Age Range:
From 2 to 5 years
Extent:
24 pages
ISBN:
9780863159046
Publication date:
20 Sep 2012

Description

This charming story, told in verse, shares a day in the life of a fun-loving little boy. Each beautiful illustration, painted in Olfer'’ unique style, shows Little Billy Bluesocks as he goes through the day doing tasks that all children will enjoy. He wakes up, plants a seed, feeds the rabbits, plays on the seesaw with his dog, picks apples, has a delicious supper and finally goes to bed.

This recently discovered classic from Sibylle von Olfers is available for the first time in English.

Reviews

"Each beautiful illustration painted in Olfer's unique style, brings this verse-led book to life, as we enjoy a magical day through the eyes of Billy Bluesocks. A true timeless tale... A real treasure that will be kept and read time and again."
-- Creative Steps

Author

Sibylle von Olfers is a Floris Books featured author. Read all about this author's life and work on our dedicated author page.

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 and Princess in the Forest.

Links

Don't miss more beautiful children's picture books by Sibylle von Olfers:
The Story of the Snow Children
The Story of the Wind Children
The Story of the Rabbit Children
The Story of the Root Children
The Story of the Butterfly Children
The Princess in the Forest
The Story of King Lion
My First Root Children -- a board book edition of The Story of the Root Children for little hands

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