Deep in the forest, under the curling roots of an old pine tree, was a small house. Warm and dry in winter, cool and airy in summer, it was the home of one of the forest people. He lived there with his wife and four children...wild strawberries and mushrooms grew by their door...."
So begins Ms. Beskow's well-loved book about the root children and their activities throughout their days and throughout the year. A favorite for many children and beautifully illustrated. 12 x 10 inches. 32 pages. Hardcover.