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    Publisher: Floris Books

    An Illustrated Treasury of Swedish Folk and Fairy Tales

    £16.99
    Centenary gift edition of the much-loved collection of classic stories illustrated by acclaimed artist John Bauer and told by well-known authors such as Sweden's best-loved writers, including Elsa Beskow, Anna Wahlenberg and others.
    ISBN: 9781782505938
    AuthorJohn Bauer
    Pub Date18/07/2019
    BindingHardback
    Pages256
    Availability: In Stock

    A new centenary gift edition of the much-loved collection of folk and fairy tales from Sweden, illustrated by acclaimed artist John Bauer.
    From good natured Scandinavian trolls through giants, tomtes, shepherd boys and princesses, the twenty-three classic stories by well-known authors such as Elsa Beskow and Anna Wahlenberg are delightfully told, full of adventure and magic with clever, resourceful children outwitting fairytale villains.
    John Bauer's art -- renowned for its detail, character and subtle humour -- has never looked more luminous and evocative than in this gorgeously produced edition. Twenty extra pictures have been added along with a wonderful illustrated biography of Bauer, celebrating his work and life one hundred years after his premature death. The book has a foiled cover and ribbon marker, perfect for gifting.
    This treasury will be cherished for generations to come and loved by children, parents and grandparents alike.

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    A new centenary gift edition of the much-loved collection of folk and fairy tales from Sweden, illustrated by acclaimed artist John Bauer.
    From good natured Scandinavian trolls through giants, tomtes, shepherd boys and princesses, the twenty-three classic stories by well-known authors such as Elsa Beskow and Anna Wahlenberg are delightfully told, full of adventure and magic with clever, resourceful children outwitting fairytale villains.
    John Bauer's art -- renowned for its detail, character and subtle humour -- has never looked more luminous and evocative than in this gorgeously produced edition. Twenty extra pictures have been added along with a wonderful illustrated biography of Bauer, celebrating his work and life one hundred years after his premature death. The book has a foiled cover and ribbon marker, perfect for gifting.
    This treasury will be cherished for generations to come and loved by children, parents and grandparents alike.