In the Land of Elves

Daniela Drescher

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Quick Look

  • A wonderful companion to Daniela Drescher's much-loved children's book In the Land of Fairies
  • Daniela Drescher paints a world of full of charming elves, atmospheric landscapes and characterful creatures in her luminous and unique style
  • A delightful celebration of the changing seasons -- spring flowers, summer meadows, autumn berries and winter snowfall

Discover a magical land of kind and helpful elves. A new edition of the seasonal story with vibrant artwork by bestselling illustrator Daniela Drescher.

224 x 300 mm
Floris Books
Picture Books
colour illustrations
Age Range:
From 3 to 6 years
28 pages
Publication date:
26 May 2022
3rd edition


In the magical land of elves, every season is special. Helpful and kind elves play in the spring sunshine, make a wish on a summer night, harvest autumn berries and care for their animal friends in the winter snow.

This vibrant picture book will captivate young readers with its luminous illustrations and gentle evocative words.

In the Land of Elves is a classic picture book from bestselling illustrator Daniela Drescher, and a delightful companion to In the Land of Fairies and In the Land of Mermaids.


'The illustrations are incredible.'
-- Kids Book Buzz

Praise for a previous edition:

'Charming, colorful illustrations featuring realistic drawings of animals and birds enriches this delightful read-aloud picturebook, perfect for storytime or bedtime.’
-- Midwest Book Review

'Beautifully illustrated double landscape paintings record 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

'Anyone who likes the Flower Fairies will fall in love with this book … A lovely old-fashioned tale of elves and fairies living in tune with nature, with gorgeous, perfectly-drawn illustrations of a miniature world.'
-- Families Online

'The illustrations are particularly bright, beautiful and very eye-catching. Great attention has been paid to the detail of the natural world.'
-- Education Otherwise: the homeschooling magazine


Daniela Drescher is an internationally acclaimed author and illustrator from Munich, Germany. Daniela was a children's painting and drawing therapist for ten years, using her own poetry in her therapeutic work. Now the creator of more than 30 children's books, Daniela still draws the fairies and elves she imagined as a child. As well as books, Daniela's artwork appears on stationery, homeware and fabric. Her best-known books available in English include In the Land of Fairies, the Little Fairy stories and the Pippa and Pelle board books. She is also the illustrator of stunning fairy tale anthologies An Illustrated Treasury of Grimm's Fairy Tales and An Illustrated Treasury of Dwarfs, Gnomes and Fairy Folk.

You can also visit the author's own website at

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