|Statement||by Sibylle V. Olfers; with text by Helen Dean Fish.|
|Contributions||Olfers, Sibylle, 1881-1916, illus.|
|LC Classifications||PZ8.F527 Wh|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||21|
|LC Control Number||30027066|
The fifth and final version of this story that I have rated and reviewed recently, Audrey Wood's When the Root Children Wake Up is a very loose prose reinterpretation of a classic German picture-book, Etwas von den Wurzelkindern ("Something About the Root Children") that was originally written and illustrated by Sibylle von Olfers in /5. A simple tale that is based around the changing seasons,the story starts deep underground with "mother earth" waking up all the little "root children" as spring is on the way. My daughter particularly loves the images at this point of all the little children helping mother earth wash and "paint" all the little ladybirds with pots of red and Cited by: 1. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. When the Root Children Wake Up a Picture Book By Sibylle v. Olfers with Text By Helen Dean Fish. I have since discovered that there are two other English-language adaptations available: Audrey Wood's When The Root Children Wake Up, with illustrations done by Ned Bittinger, and Helen. My first exposure to this classic German children's book was through Jack Zipes' poetic translation, Mother Earth and Her Children, with quilted /5.
When the root children wake up () You can see the full book at the International Digital Children's Library. Von Olfers' books have been translated and printed in many editions throughout the world. Some are available for purchase on Amazon, including Story of the Root Children. See the "Kinderbuch series" of German, Austrian, and Swiss. Buy When the Root Children Wake Up by Helen Dean Fish, Sibylle Von Olfers (Illustrator) online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now.5/5(1). when the root children wake up Audrey Wood, Retold by, Ned Bittinger, Illustrator, Audrey Wood, Author, illus. by Ned Bittinger. Scholastic $ (32p) ISBN : When The Root Children Wake Up () by Audrey Wood; Ned Bittinger and a great selection of similar New, Used and /5().
Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for When The Root Children Wake Up at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5(20). When the Root Children Wake Up Helen Dean Fish, Author, Sibylle Von Olfers, Illustrator Simon & Schuster $ (1p) ISBN Buy this book First published in . The root children spend the winter asleep deep underground under the care of their wise Mother Earth. When spring comes they wake up, sew new gowns and capes, clean and paint the beetles and bugs. when the root children wake up adapted by Audrey Wood & illustrated by Ned Bittinger Age Range: 4 - 8.