• Children’s Books

    Elsa Beskow Calendar 2021

    by  • 28 October 2020 • Elsa Beskow • 0 Comments

    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. She is often called the ‘Beatrix Potter’ of Scandinavia. Over on our Elsa Beskow author page you can learn about her life, work and legacy. Every year we publish the Elsa Beskow Calendar. This...

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    Astrid & Marit

    by  • 8 September 2020 • Authors, Children's Books, Picture Books • 0 Comments

    Astrid Lindgren (1907–2002) was a multi-award-winning Swedish author and creator of many bestselling books, including Pippi Longstocking. Her books have been translated into over a hundred languages and are still adored all over the world. Marit Törnqvist was born in Uppsala, Sweden, in 1964. She has won a Golden Plaque, one of the most prestigious children’s...

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    An Illustrated Kalevala: Myths and Legends from Finland

    by  • 14 May 2020 • Children's Books, Extract, Steiner Waldorf Education • 0 Comments

    Encounter magical shamans, mighty eagles and terrifying beasts in this superb prose retelling of Finland’s national folk saga! Here, we share an extract plus some of Pirkko-Liisa Surojegin’s stunning illustrations from An Illustrated Kalevala: Myths and Legends from Finland. Lemminkäinen’s Adventures While Ilmarinen and the Maid of Pohjola were celebrating their wedding, Lemminkäinen was...

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    Resources for parents

    by  • 24 March 2020 • Books, Child Health and Parenting, Children's Books, Crafts & Activities, Parenting, Steiner Waldorf Education • 1 Comment

    Dear Friends, In this time of uncertainty, when the world seems almost unrecognisable, we would like to send out our love and best wishes to our readers both near and far.  We’re in awe of the people being creative and supportive to their communities. In these tough times we all have to stick together...

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    Elsa Beskow Calendar 2020

    by  • 3 December 2019 • Elsa Beskow • 0 Comments

    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. She is often called the ‘Beatrix Potter’ of Scandinavia. Over on our Elsa Beskow author page you can find out about her life, work and legacy. Every year we publish...

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    Meet Evie the Strawberry Fairy

    by  • 18 July 2019 • Children's Books, Picture Books • 0 Comments

    Evie is a determined, ingenious and bright little Strawberry Fairy who lives in an old teapot. She is the star of Evie and the Strawberry Patch Rescue, Evie and the Strawberry Balloon Ride and the brand new Evie and the Strawberry Surprise from German author-illustrator Stefanie Dahle, published by Floris Books. Evie loves taking...

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