Pelle's New Suit

Elsa Beskow

Price:
£9.99
Availability:
Available to buy

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Pelle has a lamb whose coat grows longer and longer, while Pelle’s Sunday suit grows shorter! Pelle shears the lamb, and the wool is carded, spun, dyed and woven. Finally, the tailor makes a new suit for Pelle.

Format:
hardback
Size:
234 x 294 mm
Publisher:
Floris Books
Subject:
Elsa Beskow Books
Illustrations:
colour illustrations
Age Range:
From 3 to 6 years
Extent:
30 pages
ISBN:
9780863150920
Publication date:
01 Sep 1989

Description

Pelle has a lamb whose coat grows longer and longer, while Pelle’s Sunday suit grows shorter! Pelle shears the lamb, and the wool is carded, spun, dyed and woven. Finally, the tailor makes a new suit for Pelle.

This is a wonderful book to help children understand where their clothes come from and the traditional craft of working with wool.

Reviews

'Charming. This little book makes you feel all warm inside. It's very cute and the pictures are clear and easy to help explain the story.'
-- Totz2teens.co.uk member review

Author

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

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.

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Find out more about Elsa Beskow and her world on our Elsa Beskow Biography and Book Information page. Includes a complete book list.

Pelle's New suit is also available in a mini gift edition:
Pelle's New Suit -- mini gift edition

We also produce a beautiful annual calendar featuring seasonal artwork from Elsa Beskow's books:
Elsa Beskow Calendar 2013

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