Children's Picture Book - THE STORY OF THE ROOT CHILDREN
"Under the ground, deep in the earth among the roots of the trees, the little Root Children were fast asleep all winter long. When at last the winter came to an end Mother Earth came along with her candle to wake them up."
A classic of Springtime re-awakening, THE STORY OF THE ROOT CHILDREN by Sibylle von Olfers has been loved by generations of children. They love meeting the little Root Children, Snowdrop...Forget-me-not...Daisy...Poppy, there are new dresses to sew and insects to be painted, after a long winter sleep.
The mini-sized edition is also available. Sibylle von Olfers also wrote The Story of the Wind Children, and The Story of the Butterfly Children, and The Story of the Snow Children. Collect them all.
Hardcover, with cloth spine. First published in 1906. Floris Picture Books for Children.