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When the root children wake up

Helen Dean Fish

When the root children wake up

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Published by Green TigerPress in La Jolla .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Single folded sheet in box.

Statementillustrations by Sibylle Olfers.
SeriesA star and elephant book
ContributionsOlfers, Sibylle.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21380933M
ISBN 100914676067

Biography. Wood's first memories of storytelling were in Sarasota, Florida, where her father was employed by Ringling Brothers Circus, commissioned to repaint the big top and sideshow Audrey became friends with the characters of the circus, she heard stories about them from the family of "little people" who lived next door to her : Susan Brewer, Aug All through the winter the Root Children are asleep underground, but when spring comes Mother Nature wakes them up. Then the Root Children are busy cleaning and painting the beetles and bugs. When summer comes they play in the fields, ponds and meadows. This is a mini-version of Sibylle von Olfers' classic story. The Story of the Root Children/5(3).


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Originally published in by Lippincott, and then reprinted by The Green Tiger Press in this newer edition inHelen Dean Fish's When the Root Children Wake Up is (to the best of my knowledge) the first version of Sibylle von Olfers' picture-book, Etwas von den Wurzelkindern ("Something About the Root Children"), to be made available to English /5.

When Old Grandfather Winter disappears into his ice palace high in the mountains, Young Robin chirps her wake-up song to the Root Children deep underground. "Wake up," she sings.

"It's time for the masquerade!" Right away, the Root children set to work sewing their flowering costumes, and painting bugs with rainbows until they sparkle like jewels/5(25).

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. First published in Germany inthis charming fantasy about the children who live, all winter, beneath the earth, will answer many a child's query about how spring comes about each year.

From the first warming of the earth, the Root girls begin to make spring dresses for themselves, while the Root boys shine up and paint all the : Helen Dean Fish.

New York: J. Lippincott Company, A Stokes book, n. New Edition (), based on Etwas von den Wurzelkindern, () manufactured in US; in English; trade binding; red boards with large pasted on plate of root children playing in the tall grass, peach endpapers with dark green silhouette of children in parade; in peach jacket identical to endpapers, with copy on front flap.

Get this from a library. When the root children wake up. [Helen Dean Fish; Sibylle Olfers] -- The root children who have been sleeping all winter awake to become flower children and experience the new life, the color, and the joys of spring.

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[Helen Dean Fish] -- In this edition of a popular old German picture book, the root children who have been sleeping all winter awake to become flower children and experience the new life, the color, the joys of spring.

Get this from a library. When the root children wake up. [Audrey Wood; Mark Alan Weatherby; Sibylle Olfers] -- The root children who have been sleeping all winter awake to become flower children and experience the new life, the color, and joys of spring.

It all begins in the spring — when the Root Children wake up. Newly illustrated with Ned Bittinger's stunning artwork, Audrey Wood's new version of a timeless classic picture book, originally published in Germany, is the perfect read-aloud for all year round.

Title: `When the Root Children Wake Up' 1st Ed, Chromolithograph Art Prints, Year Best Picture Book, Status: SOLD, Category: Vintage Collectibles:Books:Children's:Picture Book, Shop: Tapestry Collectibles, Books & Jewelry, Description: Enchanting fantasy story about children who live, all winter, beneath the earth.

On children's FINEST picture book list:. Feb 1, - When The Root Children Wake Up Book Plate (e) by Sibylle v. Olfers When the Root Children Wake Up By: Audrey Wood and Ned Bittinger Publisher: Scholastic Press; Reading Level: ~ 8yrs Number of Pages: 30 Genre: Fantasy Summary: This is a story of the seasons and the earth.

It starts with Grandfather Winter returning to his ice palace as all the snow melts at the end of : Aubrey Moran. Root Children Wake Up Modeling Aggregate Behavior and Fluctuations in Economics Stochastic Views of Interacting Agents, Masanao Aoki.

And all the little root-children went down under the ground again to start their long winter's sleep. 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, and go forth into the world. When the Root Children Wake Up by Audrey Wood; Sibylle Olfers and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Root Children Wake Up.

All winter long the trees are bare, the wind is cold and the fields are empty. But very early in the spring the Sun begins to grow warmer, the air softer and the sky bluer.

And boys and girls grow happier though they cannot tell just why. Down underground something is happening. Something secret and wonderful. A beautiful job of bookmaking, with cleaner cut pictures and a good clear type face.

Cloth bound. An ideal book for Spring, with its charming story of the activity going on under the earth as the ""root children wake up"" and prepare for their summer garb. Story of the Root Children: All through the winter the Root Children are asleep underground, but when spring comes Mother Nature wakes them up.

Then the Root. Story of the Root Children: magical illustrations and story from my childhood Story of the Root Children: I. When the Root Children Wake Up Hardcover – Apr 1 by Audrey Wood (Author), Ned Bittinger (Illustrator) out of 5 stars 19 ratings.

See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from /5(19). The Root Children, retold by Nanette Newman, with original artwork by Sibylle von Olfers. English actress and author Nanette Newman presents a translation of Sibylle von Olfers' classic poem about Mother Nature and her little Root Children in this lovely picture-book, which boasts the original Art Nouveau illustrations done by von Olfers to accompany her tale/5.

This circle is based on The Story of the Root Children by Sibylle von Olfers (there’s also a wonderful updated version called When the Root Children Wake Up by Audrey Wood). Oh, how we love this story. The text in quotes is pulled from the von Olfers book; the circle play and audio recordings are by Kelly Ehrman.

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WHEN THE ROOT CHILDREN WAKE UP. A Picture Book. By Stbylle v. Olfers. With text by Helen Dean Fish. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company. When Old Grandfather Winter disappears into his ice palace high in the mountains, Young Robin chirps her wake-up song to the Root Children deep underground.

"Wake up," she sings. "It's time for the masquerade!" Right away, the Root children set to work sewing their flowering costumes, and painting bugs with rainbows until they sparkle like jewels/5().WHEN THE ROOT CHILDREN WAKE UP.

Book has red cloth covered boards with black printing and a full-color illustration. Light rubbing on the spine ends and corners. One board corner is gently g is tight and Rating: % positive.Having now read the original text, my estimation of the two versions listed above, as well as my judgment of two other loose retellings - Audrey Wood's When The Root Children Wake Up, illustrated by Ned Bittinger, and Helen Dean Fish's similarly titled When the Root Children Wake Up, with von Olfers' own artwork - must be reconsidered.

An /5(10).