The Gnomes' Winter Journey

$17.93

by Ernst Kreidolf

An enchanting winter tale from renowned Swiss artist Ernst Kreidolf illustrated in a style reminiscent of Sybille von Olfers.  Full of winter fun -- sledging, snowball fights, tobogganing and a delicious feast with the Winter Queen

The woodland gnomes set off on a snowy journey to visit their mountain cousins.  Their journey takes them through the cold forest and over snowy hills, with the help of a sledge pulled by squirrels.  When they finally arrive at their cousins' icy home there's fun to be had!

Available in English for the first time, this classic and magical winter story is beautifully illustrated by renowned Swiss artist Ernst Kreidolf in a style reminiscent of Sybille von Olfers.

Recommended for ages 4-7 yrs.

Hardcover, 32 pages.  207 x 277 mm.

Floris Books, 2017.

 

Reviews

'This attractive book is translated from a classic, wintry, German tale. Full of fun and mischief... The gentle text and enchanting illustrations combine to make this both a perfect book to share and an ideal read for the child who wants to settle in a corner with a captivating story.' 
-- Carousel 

'A fantastic snowy tale of the woodland gnomes who visit their mountain cousins and meet the Winter Queen.' 
-- Juno 

'The illustrations in wintry muted hues complement the story and add to the fun... This would be a good choice for a winter story time.' 
-- Youth Services Book Review

 

About the Author

Ernst Kreidolf (1863-1956) was a Swiss artist best known for illustrating children's books about flower fairies and other little folk.

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by Ernst Kreidolf

An enchanting winter tale from renowned Swiss artist Ernst Kreidolf illustrated in a style reminiscent of Sybille von Olfers.  Full of winter fun -- sledging, snowball fights, tobogganing and a delicious feast with the Winter Queen

The woodland gnomes set off on a snowy journey to visit their mountain cousins.  Their journey takes them through the cold forest and over snowy hills, with the help of a sledge pulled by squirrels.  When they finally arrive at their cousins' icy home there's fun to be had!

Available in English for the first time, this classic and magical winter story is beautifully illustrated by renowned Swiss artist Ernst Kreidolf in a style reminiscent of Sybille von Olfers.

Recommended for ages 4-7 yrs.

Hardcover, 32 pages.  207 x 277 mm.

Floris Books, 2017.

 

Reviews

'This attractive book is translated from a classic, wintry, German tale. Full of fun and mischief... The gentle text and enchanting illustrations combine to make this both a perfect book to share and an ideal read for the child who wants to settle in a corner with a captivating story.' 
-- Carousel 

'A fantastic snowy tale of the woodland gnomes who visit their mountain cousins and meet the Winter Queen.' 
-- Juno 

'The illustrations in wintry muted hues complement the story and add to the fun... This would be a good choice for a winter story time.' 
-- Youth Services Book Review

 

About the Author

Ernst Kreidolf (1863-1956) was a Swiss artist best known for illustrating children's books about flower fairies and other little folk.

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SKU: ISBN 9781782504375
Width: 20.70
Height: 27.70
Depth: 1.00