Sibylle von Olfers' charming tales of angelic nature children have a timeless innocence that captures the imagination. They're made even more enchanting with her beautifully detailed illustrations.
We offer four hardcover titles that are ideal for ages 3 to 5.
The Story of the Butterfly Children
far away in a kingdom filled with gorgeous gardens, the butterfly children eagerly await the first day of spring, when they'll finally get their wings. But before they can take part in their first butterfly procession, they must learn all about the many beautiful flowers that popular their land.
The Story of the Rabbit Children
a kind mother rabbit rescues a hunter's young children who've become lost in the woods. She makes them warm rabbit suits and they play happily with her own brood. Meanwhile the hunter, out searching for his children, encounters some rabbits that look strangely familiar to him.
The Story of the Wind Children
in this classic tale of friendship and adventure, young George enjoys a beautiful day of sailing his boats, picking apples, riding a cloud horse and more, thanks to the help of Willow the wind sprite.
The Story of the Root Children
this intriguing tale of the seasons follows the root children as they sleep underground in winter, wake in spring to busily clean and paint the beetles and other bugs, and frolic in the fields, ponds and meadows when summer finally comes. pages.
Butterfly Children 8-1/2" x 11-1/2", 20 pgs
Rabbit Children 8-1/2" x 11", 24 pages.
Wind Children 8-1/2" x 11-3/4", 24 pages.
Reviewed on: 6/16/2011 12:00:00 AM
great story and wonderful illustrations