- A wonderful showcase of Elsa Beskow's classic illustrations
- Perfect way for young readers to engage with the fruit, berries and vegetables growing in their garden
- A heartwarming message about the value of friendship
Christopher often plays on his own in his garden -- until one day, he discovers a whole new world! A strange boy called September takes him on a hunt for a lost ball, meeting lots of folk along the way: the playful gooseberry boys, Mrs Bramley Apple, the strawberry families, Mr Scarecrow and many more.
Christopher learns all about the different fruits, berries and vegetables growing in his garden, and makes lots of new friends who promise to always play with him.
This heartwarming book show Elsa Beskow's classic illustration at its best, bringing nature alive for young readers.
Elsa Beskow is a Floris Books featured author. Read all about this author's life and work on our dedicated author page.
Elsa Beskow (1874-1953) is the most popular children's author--illustrator in Sweden. Often described as Sweden's Beatrix Potter, Elsa Beskow's picture books have been known and loved for over a century. Her charming stories of children and magical folk, accompanied by her signature illustrations, are known and cherished the world over.