Picture Books

Floris picture books show the very best in illustration and storytelling. Our collection of picture and board books for under sevens includes nostaglic classics from Astrid Lindgren and Sibylle von Olfers as well as magical fairy tales illustrated by Daniela Drescher.

We also have a whole page dedicated to picture books by beloved illustrator Elsa Beskow.

Illustration from A Year Around the Great Oak by Gerda Muller
Any Room for Me?

Any Room for Me?

Loek Koopmans
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A woodcutter drops his mitten in the forest one day and it becomes a warm house for a mouse. Then, one by one, a few other animals want to move in too!... Read more

Astrid Lindgren's Tomten Tales: The Tomten and The Tomten and the Fox

Astrid Lindgren's Tomten Tales: The Tomten and The Tomten and the Fox

Astrid Lindgren; Illustrated by Harald Wiberg
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Collector's combined edition of Astrid Lindgren's two classic Tomten tales, The Tomten & The Tomten an... Read more

A Calf for Christmas

A Calf for Christmas

Astrid Lindgren; Illustrated by Marit Törnqvist; Translated by Polly Lawson
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Johan's family's only cow has died, and they have no money to buy another. Then he finds a calf in the snow. Perhaps it'... Read more

The Christmas Angels

The Christmas Angels

Else Wenz-Viëtor
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A beautiful picture book of the work of the Christmas angels on Christmas Eve.... Read more

Cinderella: A Grimm's Fairy Tale

Cinderella: A Grimm's Fairy Tale

Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm; Illustrated by Ulrike Haseloff
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A beautifully imagined adaptation of the Brothers Grimm classic fairy tale, in soft, sparkling illustrations.... Read more

Dave Loves Chickens

Dave Loves Chickens

Carlos Patiño
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A bright, colourful picture book about how chickens are too neat to eat!... Read more

Dave Loves Pigs

Dave Loves Pigs

Carlos Patiño
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A bright, colourful picture book about how pigs are lovely, interesting animals that should be happy and free.... Read more

The Enchanted Nightingale: The Classic Grimm's Tale of Jorinda and Joringel

The Enchanted Nightingale: The Classic Grimm's Tale of Jorinda and Joringel

Bernadette Watts and Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
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Love and bravery triumph over evil in this classic Brothers Grimm tale compellingly illustrated by Be... Read more

Flower Heaven

Flower Heaven

Else Wenz-Viëtor; Sophie Reinheimer
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The story of one evening in Flower Heaven as the flower angels welcome and care for their new flower patients.... Read more

The Gnomes' Winter Journey

The Gnomes' Winter Journey

Ernst Kreidolf
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An enchanting winter tale from renowned Swiss artist Ernst Kreidolf in a style reminiscent of Sybille von Olfers. The woodland gnomes set off on a snowy journey to visit their moun... Read more

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Gerda Muller
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A beautiful interpretation of a classic story with timeless, intricate illustrations offering wonderful extra detail for parents and children to spot together.... Read more

Goran's Great Escape

Goran's Great Escape

Astrid Lindgren; Illustrated by Marit Törnqvist; Translated by Polly Lawson
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It's a sunny Easter Sunday in Sweden and the farmer's family are having breakfast, when suddenly their bull, Goran, brea... Read more

The Helpful Elves

The Helpful Elves

August Kopisch; Illustrated by Beatrice Braun-Fock
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The helpful elves do all the work for the lazy people of Cologne. Until one day the tailor's wife becomes curious . . .... Read more

How Does My Garden Grow?

How Does My Garden Grow?

Gerda Muller
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Sophie lives in the city, and her vegetables come from the supermarket. Then she goes to visit her grandparents in the countryside -- and soon discovers how much there is to learn abou... Read more

In the Land of Elves

In the Land of Elves

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

In the Land of Fairies

In the Land of Fairies

Daniela Drescher
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The seasons fly by in this enchanting tale revealing the magical land of the fairies.... Read more

In the Land of Merfolk

In the Land of Merfolk

Daniela Drescher
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Full-spread watercolour illustrations reveal the secret watery world of the merfolk.... Read more

Jonathan and the Tree

Jonathan and the Tree

Gilad Goldschmidt; Illustrated by Esther Aivel; Translated by Sharon Ivri
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A charming story book about the deep friendship between a little boy and a tree. It addresses issues of love, loss, loneliness... Read more

Jonathan's Journey

Jonathan's Journey

Elizabeth L. Lombardi
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On Christmas Eve a dwarf invites Jonathan to the Inside Land where he meets Father Christmas and makes a promise.... Read more

Katy's Christmas Gift

Katy's Christmas Gift

Bernadette Watts
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In this heart-warming and alternative version of the Christmas story, beautifully illustrated by Bernadette Watts, Katy sets out in the snow to visit the new baby born in the innkeep... Read more

The Knottles

The Knottles

Nancy Mellon; Illustrated by Ruth Lieberherr
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When two children go to sleep in their new home at the edge of a pine forest they meet the Knottles, guardians of the pine trees, who inspire them to take care of ... Read more

Lena of Vegitopia and the Mystery of the Missing Animals: A Vegan Fairy Tale

Lena of Vegitopia and the Mystery of the Missing Animals: A Vegan Fairy Tale

Sybil Severin; Illustrated by Carlos Patiño
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A picture book for younger children which promote kindness and compassion to animals, and the ... Read more

Lily the Little Princess

Lily the Little Princess

Daniela Drescher
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Can Princess Lily find a wintertime playmate in her flower kingdom?... Read more

The Little Christmas Tree

The Little Christmas Tree

Loek Koopmans
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The little Christmas tree hates its sharp needles, and longs to have soft leaves like all the other trees. But will it be happier when its wish is granted? A perfect book for a cold ... Read more

Little Fairy Can't Sleep

Little Fairy Can't Sleep

Daniela Drescher
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A magical, dreamlike tale which makes perfect bedtime reading, from the author of In the Land of Fairies.... Read more

Little Fairy Makes a Wish

Little Fairy Makes a Wish

Daniela Drescher
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Faith, the Little Fairy, wants to help her friend Mole's wish come true in this magical book of transformation by much-loved illustrator Daniela Drescher, creator of In the Land o... Read more

Little Fairy's Christmas

Little Fairy's Christmas

Daniela Drescher
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A little fairy gets lost in a snowstorm and tries to find shelter, when help comes from unexpected places. A lovely Christmas tale.... Read more

Little Fairy's Meadow Party

Little Fairy's Meadow Party

Daniela Drescher
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Little Fairy needs a special dress for Queen Wren's party. Can her animal friends help her?... Read more

Little Sister Rabbit and the Fox

Little Sister Rabbit and the Fox

Ulf Nilsson; Illustrated by Eva Eriksson; Translated by Susan Beard
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One morning Little Sister Rabbit hops out of her burrow but something is not quite right. The classic Little Sister Rabbi... Read more

Little Sister Rabbit Gets Lost

Little Sister Rabbit Gets Lost

Ulf Nilsson; Illustrated by Eva Eriksson; Translated by Susan Beard
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Little Sister Rabbit wants to have her own adventure without her brother telling her what to do. The classic Little Sister ... Read more

Little Tomte's Christmas Wish

Little Tomte's Christmas Wish

Inkeri Karvonen; Illustrated by Hannu Taina
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A heartwarming festive tale of a little elf who wants Christmas to come -- and sets about making it happen.... Read more

Mary's Little Donkey

Mary's Little Donkey

Gunhild Sehlin; Illustrated by Hélène Muller
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A beautifully illustrated picture book edition of this much-loved classic Christmas tale.... Read more

Mary's Little Donkey Advent Calendar

Mary's Little Donkey Advent Calendar

Gunhild Sehlin; Illustrated by Hélène Muller
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A beautiful traditional Advent calendar which tells the story, across the 24 windows, of Mary and Joseph's journey to Bethlehe... Read more

Merlina and the Magic Spell

Merlina and the Magic Spell

Daniela Drescher
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Merlina has to find the right spell to make her dragon's toe better. Can the little sorceress get the magic to work?... Read more

Mr Goethe's Garden

Mr Goethe's Garden

Diana Cohn; Illustrated by Paul Mirocha
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Brings Goethe's ideas on the plant world to life for younger children.... Read more

Numerica: A Waldorf Book of Counting

Numerica: A Waldorf Book of Counting

Gloria Kemp; Illustrated by Elsa Murray-Lafrenz
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A story which brings numbers to young children by drawing on the natural world around them.... Read more

The Old Shepherd's Tale

The Old Shepherd's Tale

Christopher Nye; Illustrated by Henri Sorensen
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A Christmas story which focuses on the animals in the Bethlehem stable.... Read more

On Christmas Eve

On Christmas Eve

Else Wenz-Viëtor
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Father Christmas is starting his rounds on Christmas Eve, but his little helper has forgotten to bring the gifts and sweets! Can she collect them all in time? Brings the magic of Chri... Read more

The Pancake that Ran Away

The Pancake that Ran Away

Loek Koopmans
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Three ladies and a host of animals chase the pancake -- but can anyone catch it?... Read more

Peter's Tree

Peter's Tree

Bernadette Watts
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An enchanting tale of seasonal change and childhood, beautifully brought to life through Bernadette Watt's incandescent illustrations.... Read more

Pico the Gnome

Pico the Gnome

Martina Müller
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A new edition of a classic picture book about courage and valuing difference, full of life and colour.... Read more

The Pied Piper of Hamelin

The Pied Piper of Hamelin

Illustrated by Maren Briswalter
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A classic tale, beautifully brought to life by Maren Briswalter's gentle illustrations.... Read more

The Princess and the Pea

The Princess and the Pea

Hans Christian Andersen; Illustrated by Maja Dusíková
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A young girl claiming to be a princess is put to the test: will she feel the pea underneath the pile of mattresses? A classic fai... Read more

The Princess in the Forest

The Princess in the Forest

Sibylle von Olfers
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Spend a wonderful day with the Princess and her friends the dew children, the moss children, the toadstool children and the star children.... Read more

Rapunzel

Rapunzel

Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm; Illustrated by Maja Dusíková
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The classic Grimm fairy tale of Rapunzel and her prince is wonderfully brought to life with soft, colourful illustrations by popular illustrator... Read more

Reuben and Barney's Day on the Farm

Reuben and Barney's Day on the Farm

Nannie Kuiper; Illustrated by Alex de Wolf
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Follow Reuben and Barney the dog as they feed the chickens, pigs and rabbits, weed the vegetable patch, ride Chestnut the pony, and try not to ... Read more

Santa's First Vegan Christmas

Santa's First Vegan Christmas

Robin Raven; Illustrated by Kara Maria Schunk
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When Santa meets Dana the reindeer on Christmas Eve, Dana opens his eyes to how we can be more kind to animals. Christmas with a vegan twist.... Read more

The Shepherd Boy and the Christmas Gifts

The Shepherd Boy and the Christmas Gifts

Aly Hilberts; Illustrated by Sanne Dufft
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In this heart-warming and unique version of the Christmas story, beautifully illustrated by Sanne Dufft, Nathan must give up his crafts to l... Read more

Silver Bells and Cockle Shells: Illustrated Classic Nursery Rhymes

Silver Bells and Cockle Shells: Illustrated Classic Nursery Rhymes

Illustrated by Henriëtte Willebeek Le Mair
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A delicately illustrated, vintage collection of thirty classic nursery rhymes.... Read more

Sleeping Beauty: A Grimm's Fairy Tale

Sleeping Beauty: A Grimm's Fairy Tale

Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm; Illustrated by Martina Müller
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Perhaps one of the most well-known and best-loved of all fairy tales, beautifully illustrated in soft watercolours.... Read more

The Snow Girl

The Snow Girl

Robert Giraud; Illustrated by Hélène Muller
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One day the little girl made of snow comes to life. But what will happen when the summer comes? A charming version of a classic story beautifully illu... Read more

Snow White and Rose Red

Snow White and Rose Red

Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm; Illustrated by Anastasiya Archipova
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When two sisters meet a big black bear and an angry dwarf, their lives are changed for ever.... Read more

A Star to Guide Me: Illustrated Prayers for Children

A Star to Guide Me: Illustrated Prayers for Children

Illustrated by Ruthild Busch-Schumann
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A charming collection of prayers for children, accompanied by beautiful, nostalgic illustrations.... Read more

The Story of King Lion

The Story of King Lion

Sibylle von Olfers
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A lively tale of the animal kingdom and King lion's feast, in von Olfers' classic art nouveau style.... Read more

The Story of Little Billy Bluesocks

The Story of Little Billy Bluesocks

Sibylle von Olfers
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A day in the life of a fun-loving little boy, told in nursery-style verse.... Read more

The Story of the Butterfly Children

The Story of the Butterfly Children

Sibylle von Olfers
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The butterfly children can't wait until the first day of spring, when they will finally get their wings. But first, they must learn about the many brightly coloured fl... Read more

The Story of the Rabbit Children

The Story of the Rabbit Children

Sibylle von Olfers
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Two children fall out of their cradle in the woods and are found by a mother rabbit, who takes them home to care for them.... Read more

The Story of the Root Children

The Story of the Root Children

Sibylle von Olfers
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All through the winter the Root Children are asleep underground, but when spring comes Mother Nature wakes them up. Then the Root Children are busy cleaning and painting th... Read more

The Story of the Root Children: Mini Edition

The Story of the Root Children: Mini Edition

Sibylle von Olfers
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A mini-version of Sibylle von Olfers' classic story.... Read more

The Story of the Snow Children

The Story of the Snow Children

Sibylle von Olfers
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Poppy realises that the snowflakes in her garden are actually Snow Children, who whisk her away to the Snow Queen's magical kingdom.... Read more

The Story of the Snow Children: Mini edition

The Story of the Snow Children: Mini edition

Sibylle von Olfers
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Poppy realises that the snowflakes in her garden are actually Snow Children, who whisk her away to the Snow Queen's magical kingdom.... Read more

The Story of the Wind Children

The Story of the Wind Children

Sibylle von Olfers
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One of the wind children takes George on an adventure through fields and orchards and across the sky.... Read more

Tales of the Mushroom Folk

Tales of the Mushroom Folk

Signe Aspelin; Translated by Polly Lawson
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Meet the mushroom folk with their different homes and characteristics in this classic-style picture book reminiscent of Elsa Beskow and Sibylle von Olfer... Read more

The Three Wise Men: A Christmas Story

The Three Wise Men: A Christmas Story

Loek Koopmans
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In this beautifully illustrated book for young children, the three Kings decide to journey west, following a star to a very special destination.... Read more

Tiptap the Gnome and other tales

Tiptap the Gnome and other tales

Lucia Grosse
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A charming picture for young children following the adventures of Tiptap the gnome and his animal friends, and five other short stories.... Read more

Tom's Christmas Fish

Tom's Christmas Fish

Rita Törnqvist-Verschuur; Illustrated by Marit Törnqvist
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A charming Christmas story about a little boy and his Grandpa, set against a traditional Prague background. From acclaimed illustrator... Read more

The Tomten

The Tomten

Astrid Lindgren; Illustrated by Harald Wiberg
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Follow the Tomten through one chilly night as he guards the farm and keeps everyone safe, even while they sleep.... Read more

The Tomtes of Hilltop Farm

The Tomtes of Hilltop Farm

Brenda Tyler
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Jamie and Emily try to save Hilltop Farm with help from their little Tomte friends.... Read more

The Tomtes of Hilltop Stream

The Tomtes of Hilltop Stream

Brenda Tyler
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Jamie and Emily try to clean up Hilltop stream with help from their little Tomte friends. Will the otter return?... Read more

The Tomtes of Hilltop Wood

The Tomtes of Hilltop Wood

Brenda Tyler
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Emily and Jamie hear that a new road will be built through their favourite old wood. Can they stop the project with the help of some little Tomte friends?... Read more

The Tomtes' Christmas Porridge

The Tomtes' Christmas Porridge

Sven Nordqvist
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The tomtes fear they won't get their annual bowl of Christmas rice pudding, so they take matters into their own hands.... Read more

The Town Musicians of Bremen

The Town Musicians of Bremen

Gerda Muller
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A beautiful new edition of a classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale, from much-loved illustrator Gerda Muller.... Read more

Where Do They Go When It Rains?

Where Do They Go When It Rains?

Gerda Muller
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The twins are on a country walk when it starts to rain. They love splashing about, but where do all the animals go?... Read more

Winter, Awake!

Winter, Awake!

Linda Kroll; Illustrated by Ruth Lieberherr
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This delightfully illustrated book tells the story of the year Winter would not wake and teaches children about the coming of the seasons.... Read more

A Year Around the Great Oak

A Year Around the Great Oak

Gerda Muller
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Anna and Benjamin discover the secrets of the forest and its animals, set around a 300-year-old oak tree. A beautiful seasonal story.... Read more

A Year in Our New Garden

A Year in Our New Garden

Gerda Muller
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Anna and Benjamin, with a little help from their neighbour, spend a year learning about all the wonderful things you can do in a garden; planting, harvesting, enjoying picnics and spot... Read more

Bear Child

Bear Child

Geoff Mead; Illustrated by Sanne Dufft
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An inspirational story of parental love, belief and embracing individuality told through Geoff Mead's charming words and Sanne Dufft's ethereal illustrations. Who are the b... Read more

Charlie's Magical Carnival

Charlie's Magical Carnival

Marit Törnqvist
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This beautiful book, from celebrated children's author and illustrator Marit Törnqvist, celebrates the ability of children to see their make-believe worlds as reality. E... Read more

How Does My Fruit Grow?

How Does My Fruit Grow?

Gerda Muller
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Sophie learnt about growing fruit when she visited her aunt and uncle in the countryside. When she moves to a new town she discovers more about the fruits that grow there and finds new ... Read more

The Apple Cake

The Apple Cake

Nienke van Hichtum; Illustrated by Marjan van Zeyl
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An old lady wants to bake an apple cake. She has everything she needs except apples. So she sets off to market to buy some apples, taking a basket of plums ... Read more

Waldorf Alphabet Book

Waldorf Alphabet Book

Illustrated by Famke Zonneveld; William Ward
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The best-selling alphabet book for parents and teachers who want to encourage the most natural development in children. It is ideal for use at home and in ... Read more

The Wonderful Adventures of Nils

The Wonderful Adventures of Nils

Selma Lagerlöf; Illustrated by Lars Klinting
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In this classic Swedish folk tale, Nils is shrunk to a tiny size by a dwarf, and carried across Sweden by a flock of wild geese.... Read more

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