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On the farm - Elsa Beskow
Mary Mary quite contrary how does your garden grow... Elsa Beskow (1874 – 1953, Swedish)
Elsa Beskow - little girl with lambs
So pretty for fall. Elsa Beskow illustration from katya on Flickr
Elsa Beskow Bear
February | Elsa Beskow
End paper - The Turned-Into's by cluttershop, via Flickr
Elsa Beskow illus. (Sweden) I don't know why, but for some reason, I can imagine your mom dressing up Claire and Benjamin like this. I dig it, even if they kinda look like they're junior recruits in some Swedish cult.
Bringing home the tree
Elsa Beskow. Just like I was told there are polar bears in Copenhagen.
Don't we all feel a little like Mrs. Thaw sometimes?
Willow Baby by Elsa Beskow || (11 February 1874, Stockholm – 30 June 1953) was a Swedish author and illustrator of childrens books. || Wikipiedia
out with the reindeer. Elsa Beskow
Elsa Beskow OK they're walruses but still great illustration