Elsa Beskow

Elsa Beskow was the illustrator that shaped my taste I think. The books my mother had loved as a child in Sweden were passed on to me and I poured over every detail and loved them too. --- I too Elsa Beskow.

Elsa Beskow, the Flower’s Festival

Elsa Beskow 'Fairy of Midsummer', illustration from 'The Flower's Festival'

Elsa Beskow. Fast asleep. (1909)

pinkagony: “ Elsa Maartman Beskow Fast Asleep from Daumelischen by Hans Christian Andersen published in 1909 ”