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The Story of the Root Children


Sibylle von Olfers

28 pp.  


Floris Books

Hardcover

$16.95
Published:  April 1990

978-0-86315-106-4

Hardcover

$9.95
Published:  September 1997

978-0-86315-248-1


This is a classic story of the changing seasons. The root children spend the winter asleep. When spring comes, they wake, sew themselves new gowns, and clean and paint the beetles and bugs. All summer they play in fields, ponds and meadows before returning in the autumn to Mother Earth, who welcomes them home and puts them to bed once more.

Available as a full-size edition ($16.95) and as a mini edition ($9.95).

(Ages 3–7)

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