When Peter and Lotta spend their first Christmas with Aunt Green, Aunt Brown, Aunt Lavender and Uncle Blue, they are amazed by all the surprises. Before Christmas comes around again the children are determined to discover where the presents really come from, and give their aunts and uncle special gifts. Then on Christmas Eve, Peter and Lotta's kindness and generosity is rewarded with something unexpected!
This is a delightful story for young children from the world-renowned Swedish author--illustrator Elsa Beskow which celebrates Swedish Christmas traditions and being a good neighbor. Elsa Beskow's Peter and Lotta stories, about two children living with their aunts and uncle, are full of gentle humor and charm.
This wonderful new edition faithfully reproduces Beskow's classic illustrations in a collectable picture book featuring a unique hand-crafted design, premium-quality paper, gold foil signature and a luxurious cloth spine.
'A beautifully illustrated book with plenty of text. Peter and Lotta prepare for Christmas in Victorian Sweden in the days before Father Christmas, when the Christmas Goat brought gifts. It's full of adventures. A great Christmas read for 4-8 year olds.'
– Hilary Woolf with Isaac, age 4, Education Otherwise
'Elsa Beskow's Peter and Lotta stories capture the imagination. The illustrations in these lovely hardback editions have something of the charm that Carl Larson's watercolours have... Children love them.'
– Martyn Rawson, Steiner Education