An Illustrated Treasury of Swedish Folk and Fairy Tales

An Illustrated Treasury of Swedish Folk and Fairy Tales

Hardback (18 Jul 2019)

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Synopsis

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.

Book information

ISBN: 9781782505938
Publisher: Floris Books
Imprint: Floris Books
Pub date:
DEWEY: 398.209485
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 253
Weight: 1322g
Height: 257mm
Width: 224mm
Spine width: 26mm