Elsa Beskow (1874-1953) is the most popular children's illustrator in Sweden, where her picture books have been known and loved for over a century.
'Beautifully illustrated books that will enhance every child's library.' -- Creative Steps, Spring 2011. 'Fans of Elsa Beskow will be delighted to see this book available in English and I'm sure young children will enjoy having it read to them at bedtime where they too can take joy in the author's love of animals and nature.' -- Damian Harvey, Armadillo, March 2011. 'This lovely story for young children is all about new places and friends and coming home. This is sure to be a story you and yours children will read over and over again.' -- Tammy Dolling, March 2011 'Fans of the author will be pleased to discover that this Swedish tale, originally published in 1934, has been translated into English ... Soft, gentle watercolors keep the mood light and airy and complement the fairy-tale quality of the text.' -- School Library Journal Reviews, March 2012 'Princess Sylvie is a reprint of a treasured child's picture book from a series by the author/illustrator now over a century old ... a beloved classic that will be reintroduced to countless new generations of young readers to come.' -- Children's Bookwatch, Midwest Book Review