Princess Sylvie and her father, the king, leave the palace gardens for a walk in the woods. Then Oskar the dog runs off after a long-eared hare and Sylvie's adventures begin. What will they find hiding in the forest? This is a delightful story for young children about exploring new places and making new friends from the world-renowned Swedish author-illustrator Elsa Beskow. This wonderful new edition of Princess Sylvie faithfully reproduces Beskow's classic illustrations in a collectable picture book featuring a unique hand-crafted design, premium-quality paper, gold foil signature and a luxurious cloth spine. Create an Elsa Beskow library by collecting all of the gorgeous new editions.
'A beloved classic that will be reintroduced to countless new generations of young readers to come.'
- Midwest Book Review 'Fans of the author will be pleased to discover that this Swedish tale, originally published in 1934, has been translated into English... Soft, gentle watercolors keep the mood light and airy and complement the fairy-tale quality of the text.' --School Library Journal
'This classical fairytale is filled with vibrant watercolor paintings that add realistic detail to the timeless story.'
Elsa Beskow (1874-1953) is the most popular children's author--illustrator in Sweden. Often described as Sweden's Beatrix Potter, Elsa Beskow's picture books have been known and loved for over a century. Her charming stories of children and magical folk, accompanied by her signature illustrations, are known and cherished the world over.
0.4" H x 9.4" L x 11.7" W