Emily and Daisy, Elsa Beskow
Emily is a helpful little girl, so when her mummy is worried that Daisy the cow will escape into the clover field through a hole in the fence, she offers to go and look after Daisy for the day. On the way, she meets a big dog, a boastful boy and an old man with a sack. But when she gets to the meadow she realises that she needs help with Daisy and to mend the fence. Who can she turn to?
This is a delightful spring-like picture book from Elsa Beskow. Young children will love following Emily through her day as unexpectedly good things come her way.
Elsa Beskow's picture books have been known and loved for over a century. They follow a slow pace story telling style that ignite the reader's imagination. Her stories frequently combine reality with elements from the fairy tale world. Children meet elves or goblins and farm animals talk with people.
Children of all ages will love the beautifully illustrated pages and colourful characters whilst following along with the ancient art of timeless story telling.
Elsa Beskow's books are popular in both Steiner and Waldorf philosophies and can be used as a resource for those following any style of creative education.
About the Author
Elsa Beskow was born on the 11th of February in 1874. She was a famous Swedish author and illustrator, best known for the titles 'The Tale of the Little, Little Old Women' and 'Aunt Green, Aunt Brown and Aunt Lavender.'
Central themes in her stories are the relationships between children and adults and children's independent initiative.