08/01/1994 In Stock
In Stock 08/01/1994 Floris Books
6.6 X 7.8 in 10 pg
JUVENILE FICTION / Concepts / Seasons
One of a series of four books without text that lead young children through the seasons of the year.
Full of fun, active illustrations, this chunky board book shows the joys of playing with lambs, sowing seeds, painting Easter eggs, and watching baby birds.
(ages 1–4 years)
“This set of four picture books are a lovely way to inspire creativity and imagination in your little one. Each book contains its own season packed full of detailed drawings … The most wonderful thing about these books is that the story is always different, there are always new things to discover and new stories to tell. If you are looking for some creative ways to introduce the Seasons to your kids or even just hoping to get some picture books, this set is a definite must.” —Baby Let's Shop.com
“...this board book captures all the special activities that come with the season of spring. Artful, detailed pictures show children playing with newborn lambs, watching baby birds, painting Easter eggs, and sowing seeds, kids will enjoy the opportunities for creativity that come from the wordless format. Parents who enjoy this volume can also get the books for Summer, Autumn, and Winter.” —Mighty Girl, book blogger
Gerda Muller was born in 1926 in Naarden, the Netherlands. She studied at the Fine Arts School of Amsterdam and École Estienne of Paris. Gerda has illustrated over 120 books for children, many of which have been translated worldwide. Her book A Year in our New Garden appeared on the USBBY Outstanding International Books list. Gerda Muller works across a wide variety of mediums and uses diverse techniques when illustrating. For precise line work, she typically works with black and sepia pen, using watercolours to add colour and detail. Her picture book illustrations have also made use of coloured pencils, oils, lithography and more recently, pastels. Gerda Muller is known for her love of nature and natural scenes. Her illustrations are vibrant, detailed, and reflect the changing seasons and landscapes. Gerda has also illustrated the popular French series Turlutins and continues to work with French publisher L'ecole des Loisirs on charming modern stories such as Ce pousse comment? (published by Floris Books as How Does My Garden Grow?).