By Sibylle Von Olfers
All through the winter the Root Children are asleep underground, but when spring comes Mother Nature wakes them up. Then the Root Children are busy cleaning and painting the beetles and bugs. When summer comes they play in the fields, ponds and meadows.
About the Author
Sibylle von Olfers' (1881-1916) blend of natural observation and use of simple design has led to comparisons with Kate Greenaway and Elsa Beskow.
Her other works:
- My First Root Children
- The Story of the Butterfly Children
- The Story of the Rabbit Children
- The Story of the Snow Children and Mini Edition
- The Story of the Wind Children
Publisher: Floris Books
Publication date: 1996/10