Peter and Lotta's Christmas

Elsa Beskow

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£10.99
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Quick Look

Peter and Lotta go to live in the country with Aunt Green, Aunt Brown, Aunt Lavender and Uncle Blue. As Christmas approaches, they discover all kinds of new surprises.

Format:
hardback
Size:
234 x 294 mm
Publisher:
Floris Books
Subject:
Elsa Beskow Books
Illustrations:
colour illustrations
Age Range:
From 5 to 8 years
Extent:
36 pages
ISBN:
9780863153723
Publication date:
26 Sep 2002

Description

Peter and Lotta go to live in the country with Aunt Green, Aunt Brown, Aunt Lavender and Uncle Blue. As Christmas approaches, they discover all kinds of new surprises, but best of all is finding where the presents come from. Is it from deep in the forest where the tallest fir trees grow?

Reviews

'A beautifully illustrated book with plenty of text. Peter and Lotta prepare for Christmas in Victorian Sweden in the days before Father Christmas, when the Christmas Goat brought gifts. It's full of adventures. A great Christmas read for 4-8 year olds.'
-- Hilary Woolf with Isaac, age 4, Education Otherwise, December 2004

'Evidence from my family and its visitors confirms that Elsa Beskow's Peter and Lotta stories somehow capture the imagination. The illustrations in these lovely hardback editions have something of the charm that Carl Larson's watercolours have. For children I suspect these books have the old-fashioned feel and colour that a good Nordic "heimat" film does for me as an adult. Children love them.'
-- Martyn Rawson, Steiner Education, March 2003

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.

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

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