Woody, Hazel and Little Pip (hardbound)
An autumn story that describes the woodland adventures of two acorn children who get carried away by the blustery autumn wind. Mr. Squirrel and Hazel, the youngest Hazelnut child, go off in search of them and encounter a grumpy troll and the Chestnut boys along the way. Author Elsa Beskow was a pioneering writer and illustrator of children's books in Sweden, perhaps the best known of all Swedish children's book artists. Inspired by her childhood experiences, as well as those of her six children, her central themes were the relationships between children and adults and children's independent initiative. Continually reprinted, many of her books have become classics. Full color. For ages 3-6.