The Story of the Wind Children Edition 2
“Cupping her hands together, Willow blew at George's boats. A few leaves floated gently off the tree. She blew again. This time a lively blast tugged at the sails and the boats were off, racing each other across the blue.”
George wants to play with his boats, but there's no breeze to make them sail. Then he meets Willow, one of the lively wind children, who asks George to join her on an adventure. Willow blows dandelions in the meadows, shakes apples from the tree and plays with the leaf children. Then it's time for George to go home. . .
Sibylle von Olfers' vintage stories of nature children have been loved by generations. The whimsical tales are accompanied by beautiful art nouveau illustrations of characterful creatures, cheerful plants and flowers and magical little folk.
This wonderful new edition of The Story of the Wind Children faithfully reproduces Olfers' classic illustrations in a collectable picture book featuring a hand-crafted design, premium-quality paper, and a luxurious cloth spine. The Sibylle von Olfers library also includes mini gift editions and board books for very young children.
(Ages 3 to 5 years)
“Sibylle von Olfers' highly adept naturalist style places her work firmly in the vein of Beatrix Potter, Kate Greenaway and Elsa Beskow. Autumn and nature are brilliantly personified in this beautifully detailed work.”
“In each of her seasonal books, von Olfers' illustrations are painted in tones which perfectly match the mood of the time of year, and her cherubic nature children speak of a timeless innocence. A joy for children and an inspiration for adults.'”