Rosalind and the Little Deer by Elsa Beskow

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Rosalind loves to play with her little deer in the shade of the lime tree. Then one day a hunter comes along with his dog and frightens the deer away. The poor little deer is captured by a king and kept in a golden cage. Can Rosalind persuade the king to part with his pet and set the little deer free?

This is a delightful story for young children from the world-renowned Swedish author-illustrator Elsa Beskow.

This wonderful new edition of Rosalind and the Little Deer 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.

 

'The pictures are simple but detailed, with the colors and aspect of old prints.'
- Kirkus Reviews

'The book's charm... has more to do with the combination of sweetness, gravity, and grace in both the text and the illustrations. Children beguiled by Beskow's 'Princess Sylvie' will want to make Rosalind's acquaintance.'
- Booklist Online

 

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.

ages: 4-7

Floris Books

0.4" H x 10.6" L x 8.7" W

32 pages

hardcover