Tales of the Mushroom Folk
It’s early spring and the mushroom folk are emerging into the bright sunshine. Meet the mischievous Fly Agaric Toadstools, the playful Porcini Mushrooms, the sleepy Slippery Jacks and the regal Button Mushrooms in this delightful picture book full of whimsy and vintage charm.
As the seasons turn, readers are introduced to the different mushroom families and learn what makes them special through a series of charming tales.
This is a gorgeous new edition of the classic picture book which was first published in 1909. Swedish artist Signe Aspelin’s delightful illustrations are reminiscent of Elsa Beskow and Sibylle von Olfers with their imagination, liveliness, and celebration of nature.
About the Author
Signe Aspelin (1881-1961) was a Swedish children’s book illustrator and textile designer. Her illustrations were popularly used on Swedish greetings postcards.
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