In the Land of Elves

Daniela Drescher

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Out of print

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Full-spread watercolour illustrations reveal the secret world of the elves and their animal companions.

Format:
hardback
Size:
180 x 245 mm
Publisher:
Floris Books
Subject:
Picture Books
Illustrations:
colour illustrations
Age Range:
From 4 to 7 years
Extent:
24 pages
ISBN:
9780863154843
Publication date:
24 Mar 2005

Description

The second picture book from Daniela Drescher, author and illustrator of In the Land of Fairies.

Full-spread watercolour illustrations reveal the secret world of the elves and their animal companions, in amongst the tree roots and fields. We see them at work and play through the seasons.

Reviews

'A lovely old-fashioned tale of elves and fairies living in tune with nature, with gorgeous, perfectly-drawn illustrations of a miniature world. Anyone who likes the Flower Fairies will fall in love with this book.'
-- Families Online (www.familiesonline.co.uk/article/articleview/1343/1/175/)

'This short story, written in rhyming couplets, follows the elves through the different seasons. The charming double page illustrations bring alie the secret world of the elves and will enchant any young reader.'
-- Outside In 2005: Children's Books in Translation

'A gentle story... the illustrations are particularly bright, beautiful and very eye-catching. Great attention has been paid to the detail of the natural world. A lovely book for babies too.'
-- Hilary Woolf with Isaac (age 5), Education Otherwise

'This short story, built with rhyming couplets and beautifully illustrated double landscape paintings, records the mysterious and wonderful world of elf activity through the seasons. We see the underground home of the elf queen with huge gemstones and dramatic light, and a wondrous warm morning as elves wake up to springtime. This book will enrich both parent and child!'
-- Juno: A Natural Approach to Family Life, Spring 2005

'Another beautifully illustrated book by Daniela Drescher.'
-- Kindling: Early Childhood Care and Education, Spring 2005

Author

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

Daniela Drescher was born in Munich and trained in art therapy. She has worked with children for several years and is an illustrator for a parenting magazine. She has written and illustrated many picture books, which are bestsellers in Germany, including, In the Land of Fairies, In the Land of Merfolk, The Elves' Big Adventure, What's Hiding in There?, Merlina and the Magic Spell, Little Fairy's Christmas, Little Fairy Can't Sleep and Lily the Little Princess (all Floris Books).

You can also visit the author's own website at http://www.danieladrescher.de

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