Pippa and Pelle in the Summer Sun

Daniela Drescher

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  • Enchanting seasonal story for young children to enjoy
  • Much-loved illustrator Daniela Drescher brings this summertime adventure to life with beautiful artwork
  • Colourful board book, perfect for little hands

Pippa and Pelle set off for a summer of adventures in this beautifully illustrated seasonal story by Daniela Drescher

board book
180 x 153 mm
Floris Books
Board Books
colour illustrations
Age Range:
From 1 to 3 years
12 pages
Publication date:
19 Jan 2017


It's sunny summertime and Pippa and Pelle are looking forward to a season full of fun. With backpacks filled with tasty treats, they are ready for adventure.

On their trip they meet some new baby chicks, pick rosy apples and find a little mouse making his nest.

Daniela Drescher's distinctive style brings the richness and vibrancy of nature to this colourful board book, which is perfect for little hands. Young children will love spending the summer with Pippa and Pelle.


'It's a lovely sunny day and Pippa and Pelle are looking forward to a day out walking. With their backpacks filled with freshly baked buns, they are ready for an adventure. On their outing they see some red, rosy apples on a tree, meet some new baby chicks and find a little mouse making his nest. German author and illustrator Daniela Drescher has created an enchanting seasonal tale with delicate watercolour artwork. A colourful board book that is perfect for babies and toddlers.'
-- Outside In World

'This simple yet delightful little narrative will take children out on a countryside ramble with Pippa and Pelle. Throughout the book cunning illustrations bring Pippa and Pelle's world to life.'
-- Through The Looking Glass Children's Book Reviews

'a lovely board book [...] a gentle read perfect for parental read-aloud.'
-- Midwest Book Review

'The watercolor illustrations are sweet and add detail to the simple story.'
-- Youth Services Book Review

Praise for Pippa and Pelle:

'The story itself is very gentle but young children will love pointing out the birds and insects that the two little woodland characters meet along the way.'
-- Armadillo


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. Her work is inspired by nature and her wish to engage children with the natural world. 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 http://www.danieladrescher.de

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