The Princess in the Forest

Sibylle von Olfers

Price:
£10.99
Availability:
Available to buy

Quick Look

Although this book is temporarily out of stock at our UK warehouse, you can still buy it from many online and physical bookshops, and it is available in the United States from Steiner Books (www.steinerbooks.org).

Spend a wonderful day with the Princess and her friends the dew children, the moss children, the toadstool children and the star children.

Format:
hardback
Size:
277 x 209 mm
Publisher:
Floris Books
Subject:
Picture Books
Illustrations:
colour illustrations
Age Range:
From 3 to 5 years
Extent:
24 pages
ISBN:
9780863151897
Publication date:
01 Apr 1994

Description

Spend a day with the Princess and her friends in the forest. Dew children help to get her dressed, and comb her golden hair. Little moss children bring her a delicious forest breakfast, then she practises her writing with Mrs Crow, her teacher.

Next its playtime! The Princess plays with her animals friends, the deer, hares, squirrels and birds, before telling stories to the mushroom and toadstool children. Finally, the star children light her way to bed.

This is a beautiful story in Sibylle von Olfers' classic decorative style, sure to enchant younger readers.

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, The Story of the Snow Children, The Story of the Wind Children, The Story of the Butterfly Children, and the Story of the Rabbit Children.

Links

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

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