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Around the Year, Elsa Beskow | Seasons & Months of the Year - Alder & Alouette

Around the Year | Elsa Beskow - Seasons & Months of the Year

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Around the Year is such a joyful book to read with children to introduce them to the seasons and the months of the year. In this classic, hard-cover book (with a beautiful cloth spine binding), Beskow writes delightful verses and creates delicate, playful illustrations that take young children through the special joys of each month of the year.

From icy February to the green shoots of April…to the red poppies of July and finally, September's apples and the delights of December, you and your child will delight in the charm of Elsa Beskow’s story and illustrations.


  • Around the Year
  • Written and illustrated by Elsa Beskow.
  • Published by Floris Books, Edinburgh; Scotland, August 15, 1988.
  • Ages 3 to 6 years
  • 0.3" H x 12.3" L x 9.0" W (1.0 lbs) 32 pages
  • Hardcover
  • Cloth Binding