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Around the Year Hardcover – Sep 1 2008
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'This is a new mini edition of Elsa Beskow's classic picture book. In wonderful rhyming verse, children can journey through the months ... There are also verses for the hours of the day and the days of the week, all of which are beautifully illustrated. Fun to read either together, or as a group.' -- Creative Steps magazine, Nov/Dec 2008
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Elsa Beskow (1874-1953), born Elsa Maartman in Stockholm, was a pioneering author and illustrator of children's books in Sweden perhaps the best known of all Swedish children's book artists. Her books were inspired by her own childhood experiences, as well as those of her six children. Central themes were the relationships between children and adults and children's independent initiative. Her books are continually reprinted, and many have become classics. She also illustrated ABC books and songbooks for Swedish schools.
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Beautifully illustrated. My daughter loves to revisit this one monthly.Published 6 months ago by Amazon Customer