WorldCat Identities

Beskow, Elsa 1874-1953

Works: 738 works in 3,101 publications in 15 languages and 10,941 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Fairy tales  Stories in rhyme  Christmas stories  Pictorial works  Exhibition catalogs  Poetry  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist, Lyricist, Other, Contributor, Editor, Creator, 9pu, Draftsman, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PZ7.B465, 839.7372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Elsa Beskow
Pelle's new suit by Elsa Beskow( Book )

113 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pelle's sheep gives him wool for a new suit, grandmother spins it into yarn, grandfather dyes it, mother weaves it, and the tailor cuts and sews the suit while Pelle does errands for each
Children of the forest by Elsa Beskow( Book )

94 editions published between 1910 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four children of the tiny forest people spend the year completing tasks for each season
Ollie's ski trip by Elsa Beskow( Book )

68 editions published between 1907 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six-year-old Ollie who is given his first pair of real skis adventures off by himself when a thick snow falls
The tale of the little, little, old woman by Elsa Beskow( Book )

70 editions published between 1897 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is a little old woman in a little cottage. A little cat comes in the cottage and drinks her milk
Peter in blueberry land by Elsa Beskow( Book )

22 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter gets involved in a magical adventure that happens while he is out looking for blueberries
The sun egg by Elsa Beskow( Book )

52 editions published between 1932 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A large, orange egg has fallen into the wood. "It's an egg!" decides the elf. Soon, she and her friends find out what it really is; but not before the sun egg is lost and the elf begins one of the best adventures she ever had
Peter's adventures in blueberry land by Sheila LaFarge( Book )

61 editions published between 1901 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While searching for berries in the woods, Peter meets the king of blueberry land who makes him tiny and takes him off to play with the blueberry boys and lingonberry girls
Around the year by Elsa Beskow( Book )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verses and pictures take the young reader through the months of the year
Woody, Hazel and Little Pip by Elsa Beskow( Book )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This delightful autumn story is about two acorn children who get blown away in the wind
Told under the blue umbrella; new stories for new children, selected by the Literature committee of the Association for childhood education by Association for Childhood Education International( Book )

1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories for very young children
Aunt Green, Aunt Brown and Aunt Lavender by Elsa Beskow( Book )

17 editions published between 1928 and 2006 in English and Korean and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about how two children meet the three sisters known as Aunt Green, Aunt Brown and Aunt Lavender
The children of Hat Cottage by Elsa Beskow( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When their mother goes to the mainland for the day, the children of Hat Cottage try to be helpful by sweeping their chimney, but their efforts are less than successful
Princess Sylvie by Elsa Beskow( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Princess Sylvie and her father, the king, go for a walk in the woods one day. Who will they meet there? Then Sylvie's dog Oskar runs off after a long-eared hare, and Sylvie's adventure begins
The flowers' festival by Elsa Beskow( Book )

21 editions published between 1945 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the adventures of Lisa when she attends the flowers Midsummer festival
Peter's old house by Elsa Beskow( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter always helps his neighbors with the skills he learned as a sailor, so when the constable threatens to demolish the tumbledown house Peter cannot afford to repair his neighbors return the kindness
The Land of Long Ago by Elsa Beskow( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mischievous gnome turns the old tree trunk outside Kai and Kelly's cottage into a dragon which carries the children off to the Land of Long Ago where they meet a princess, rescue a knight, and trick the king of the trolls, but when they return to the old tree trunk they find it has rotted in the sun and they despair of ever getting home
Rosalind and the little deer by Elsa Beskow( Book )

21 editions published between 1924 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosalind must persuade the mighty king to part with his pet deer -- the same deer that once roved freely and that she loved to play with in the shade of her lime tree
Hänschen im Blaubeerenwald : ein neues Bilderbuch mit 16 Bildern by Elsa Beskow( Book )

53 editions published between 1903 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Hans goes into Blueberry Forest to pick blueberries. There he meets the King of the Blueberries, who takes Hans into his kingdom where there much to see and learn about. This phantasy-filled story is the best-known work of the Swedish picture-book author, Elsa Beskow (1874-1953). [from Cover 4]
Peter and Lotta's Christmas by Elsa Beskow( Book )

6 editions published between 1980 and 2002 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter and Lotta celebrate Christmas in Sweden with their aunts and uncle, and they help them bake treats and decorate the house for the holiday, but an unexpected guest arrives and scares the children
Christopher's harvest time by Elsa Beskow( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christopher meets the little spirit of September in the garden, and is introduced to all the harvest folk
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Audience level: 0.32 (from 0.22 for The childr ... to 0.95 for Elsa Besko ...)

Pelle's new suit
Alternative Names
Beisike, Aisha, 1874-1953

Beisikou, Aisha.

Beisikou, Aisha 1874-1953

Besḳau, Elzah 1874-1953

Beskov, Ėlʹza 1874-1953

Beskov, Elzah.

Besḳoṿ, Elzah 1874-1953

Beskow, E. 1874-1953

Beskow, Elsa

Beskow, Elsa 1874-1953

Beskow, Elsa Maartman.

Beskow, Elsa (Maartman), 1874-1953

Beskow, Else 1874-1953

Besukofu, Erusa.

Besukofu, Erusa 1874-1953

Biskūf, Ilzā 1874-1953

Elsa Beskou

Elsa Beskow artista sueca

Elsa Beskow artiste suédoise

Elsa Beskow Rootsi kunstnik

Elsa Beskow ruotsalainen kirjailija, satukirjailija, kuvittaja ja maalari

Elsa Beskow schwedische Kinderbuchautorin, Malerin und Illustratorin

Elsa Beskow scrittrice e illustratrice svedese

Elsa Beskow sveda verkistino de porinfanaj libroj, pentristino kaj ilustristino

Elsa Beskow svensk skribent

Elsa Beskow Swedish artist

Elsa Beskow szwedzka pisarka i ilustratorka

Elsa Beskow Zweeds jeugdboekenschrijfster

Maartman Beskow Elsa 1874-1953

Maartman, Elsa.

Maartman, Elsa 1874-1953

Maartman Elsa Beskow 1874-1953

Pesŭk'obŭ, Elsa 1874-1953

Бесков, Эльза 1874-1953

Бескова Э

Бескова Э. 1874-1953

Елса Бескоу

Ельза Бесков

Маартман Э.

Эльза Бесков

בסקאו, אלזה

בסקאו, אלזה 1874-1953

בסקאו, אלזה, אמנית שוודית

إلزا بسكوف، 1874-1953

एल्सा बेस्को

베스코브, 엘사 1874-1953

베스코우, 엘사 마트만 1874-1953


ベスコフ, エルザ

博斯克, 爱莎.

贝斯克, 艾莎

Children of the forestOllie's ski tripThe tale of the little, little, old womanPeter in blueberry landThe sun eggAround the yearWoody, Hazel and Little PipAunt Green, Aunt Brown and Aunt Lavender