Mother Earth and Her Children: A Quilted Fairy Tale

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$8.20 - $47.61
UPC:
9781933308180
Maximum Purchase:
3 units
Binding:
Hardcover
Publication Date:
2007-10-01
Author:
Sibylle von Olfers
Language:
english

Product Overview

Theincredibly intricate and vivid illustrations in this book are detailsof amodern quilt inspired bySibylle von Olfers' classicstorybookMother Earth andHer Children.This vibrant new translation, in turn inspired by the quilt,explores the changingof the seasons and delicately touches upon the circle of life. When Mother Earth calls her children to prepare for spring, the earthly children yawn and stretch beforethey busy themselveswith beautification. They dust off the bumblebees, scrub the beetles, paint bright new coats on the ladybugs, and rouse the caterpillars from their cocoons. Bedecked with new blossoms, the children emerge from the earth and become spring flowers that frolic through the summer and autumn, until the leaves begin to fall and they return toMother Earth, bringing theweary bugs and beetles back to their winter refuge.

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