The 19 Book Elsa Beskow Giveaway

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That’s right, you read that correctly. I have 19 Elsa Beskow books to giveaway. Along with bringing books alive through a variety of activites, meeting authors, enjoying booklists, and seeing our favorite books brought to life on the movie screen, Jump Into A Book is happy to share the books we love most with you our loyal readers.

Through my own childhood and through the raising of my own children, Elsa Beskow and her lovely imaginative books have been a staple in my home. When thinking of what to giveaway this summer and later this year, the first thing that came to mind was Elsa Beskow.

One lucky winner will receive all 19 books sent directly to their home. The contest is open to anyone, anywhere in the world, who has normal mail delivery. Here’s what you have to do:

Subscribe to Jump Into A Book so you know exactly when these giveaways happen. Inbetween giveaways we have a lot of fun crafts and activities to do as well, straight from the pages of our favorite children’s books. This is the only must do in the giveaway. Everything below is optional.

For 4 extra chances:Become a fan of our Jump Into a Book page on Facebook. Please leave a comment on the wall and you will be entered 4 more times.

For even 4 more extra chances: Follow us on Twitter and tweet about us.

For 10 extra chances blog about this giveaway and link back here. Be sure to place your post in Mr. Linky below. If for some reason you blog about this giveaway before I can get Mr. Linky up, please leave a comment.

I’ve given you lots of ways to win. This giveaway will close on Sunday, July 31st 2011 at 8 pm. Winner to be chosen by random generator. Winner to be announced on August first 2011. Good Luck!

Here’s a list of the books to be given away:

Thank you everyone for entering. It’s been so much fun.

Comments are now closed. Winner to be announced tomorrow morning August 1 2011.

  • The Sun Egg
  • The Land of Long Ago
  • Princess Sylvie
  • Children of the Forest
  • The Curious Fish
  • Peter in Blueberry Land
  • Emily and Daisy
  • Pelle’s New Suit
  • Around the Year
  • Woody, Hazel, and Little Pip
  • The Flowers’ Festival
  • aunt Green, Brown, and Lavender
  • Christopher’s Harvest Time
  • Peter’s Old House
  • Ollie’s Ski Trip
  • Peter and Lotta’s Adventure
  • Uncle Blue’s New Boat
  • Peter and Lottas Christmas
  • The Tale of the Little, Little, Old Woman


209 thoughts on “The 19 Book Elsa Beskow Giveaway

  1. What an amazing giveaway! My daughters and I love Elsa Beskow! I am already a fan on facebook and I think I subscribe to the blog! Thanks so much!

  2. Wow, that’s one heck of a giveaway Valerie! I love Elsa. I grew up with her work and just love it. I subscribe to you here (well, follow you on typepad). I’ll check you out on twitter later

  3. It is wonderful to promote awareness of Elsa Beskow books through this giveaway. My daughters grew up reading the stories and loving the illustrations. I now have a little home nursery school and Elsa is still a favorite for everyone.Thank you!

  4. Truly a generous giveaway and Elsa Beskow is one of our favorite children’s author. Thank you! I’ve subscribed.

  5. We only have one of Elsa Beskow books and we love it. We would love to add to our collection!

  6. What an amazing opportunity, I’m not on fb or twitter but will leave a comment as a subscriber to the blog. My little bookworm would love and treasure this collection.
    Thanks for the opportunity x

  7. Oh my!!! This is the most heavenly giveaway I’ve ever seen! THANK YOU. I’m already a subscriber πŸ™‚

  8. Wow, what a great giveaway! My girls would just love to recieve 19 good books in the mail!

  9. I adore Elsa Beskow’s books. Her illustrations are simply magical. Thank you for offering this amazing giveaway. I subscribed to Jump Into A Book’s blog and “liked” them on Facebook. Now I’m crossing my fingers and toes!

  10. What an amazingly generous giveaway! We would LOVE these books. We’re big fans!
    I’ve subscribed and have liked your FB page. Thanks so much for the opportunity!

  11. I only discovered Elsa Beckow when I had children. We are big fans and the books have become part of our family vocab. What a wonderful giveaway and I’m looking forward to the crafting activities. I’ve subscribed and I’ll be blogging too. Back later to add it to Mister Linky.

  12. I have yet to read one of these books but they are definitely on my list. These would add so much to a home library.

  13. What an awesome giveaway! I just subscribed to Jump Into A Book. πŸ™‚ I love Elsa’s books and although we own about half of these, I would be delighted to own the rest!

  14. Oh I am jumping out of my skin with excitement. My friend who came from Sweden, who now lives in Australia; Hannah, will love this – she grew up on Elsa Beskow and last week she was sharing the beauty of the Children of the Lost Forest (her daughter’s birthday present), by reading it at her daughter’s 3rd birthday party. Elsa Beskow is dripping in childhood wooded fantasy.

  15. My daughter would love this! We’re now subscribed, and we ‘liked’ on Facebook. Thank you!

  16. Found your blog through this cosy life – ya for her ya for you. Am now a subcriber and a follower on face book. thank you for the many chances.

  17. Brilliant giveaway thank you.
    I am a subscriber.
    I am a fan of Jump Into a Book page on Facebook & left a comment on the wall.

  18. I’m so excited to have found your blog (thanks to This Cosy Life) and can’t wait to see what projects/books you use!

  19. I have been a follower for a long time! Your blog is one of my favorites! I also liked you on FB. I haven’t blogged in a long, long time but have been thinking of getting back to it. Maybe I’ll start now! Elsa Beskow is amazing! Thank you for this opportunity!

  20. I subscribed! and I am a friend on FB – don’t do twitter but I will do a post soon with a link – dare I admit I have never even heard of these books (which look amazing!) or does that get me an extra sympathy entry!? LOL

  21. Well, what a fantastic giveaway. Boy am I glad I checked my facebook page today!
    Thanks for the opportunity to enjoy some more of Elsa’s magical books. My wee ones would be so delighted to add these to our bookshelves.

  22. And I have just written a blog post to share the Elsa love. You can find it at The Awakened Heart (

  23. Oh goodness would we ever LOVE those! And if we won we would hold a giveaway of our own since we have about 4-5 of those in our library….. but all 19? My oh my Valarie, that is so generous!

  24. Oh, I so love Elsa books! We only have one right now, so this giveaway would be an *amazing* win!
    (I’ve subscribed & “liked” on FB.)

  25. I can’t tell you just how thrilled my daughter would be to own this set! She simply ADORES this author/illustrator. We discovered “The Sun Egg” this spring and have since read many of Beskow’s books. Wish our library held more of her titles. New subscriber.

  26. I have liked you on Facebook, blogged and subscribed. πŸ™‚
    We love Elsa Beskow in our house. Her books are ful of magic!

  27. i’m also following you on twitter and tweeted. πŸ™‚ So funny, I’m hosting a book giveaway on my blog as well today.

  28. We love Elsa Beskow, both at home and school. She’s one of our favorite children’s authors. We would love a chance to win this wonderful giveaway.

  29. so generous, valarie! we have the sun egg, but lack the 18 others as of yet. i follow you and i am of course a fan. love to you. <3

  30. What a beautiful and generous giveaway! We have two elsa Beskow books and they are my four year olds favorites. I would love for her to have more. Thanks for the chance!

  31. I’m a NEW subscriber and a NEW facebook fan (I left a comment)
    Please enter me in the is fantastic giveaway

  32. What a wonderful giveaway, I have been a fan of Elsa Beskow for quite some time. I have subscribed to your blog, as well as become a fan on facebook. Thanks for the opportunity.

  33. I just subscribed. What an exciting giveaway. My 3 1/2 year old loves Elsa Beskow books we borrow from the library, I can’t imagine how excited he would be to actually have some of his own.
    Great giveaway!

  34. What an amazing giveaway! Those illustrations are adorable. I had never seen this illustrator’s work. I’ve subscribed to your newsletter. Thank you!

  35. I subscribed and became a fn on face book and follow on Twitter now. This is one of the best giveaways I’ve seen. We just love the Elsa Beskow books we have. Both my little one and I would love some more. Thanks for the chance.
    Blessings, Elizabeth

  36. Thanks for such a generous giveaway! We always take out Elsa books from the library, but what a treasure to have a library of them of our very own. Fingers crossed πŸ™‚

  37. Well, what generous giveaway this is! I am not a FB user nor do I tweet but I am now a subscriber!! And will definitely be blogging about this too! Thank you for the chance to own these gorgeous books.

  38. I fell in love with Beskow when we gifted our nephew Peter with “Peter in Blueberryland”. We now have six grandchildren who would be so blessed to become the next generation of our family to enjoy Elsa Beskow’s charming books! With several July birthdays in the family, this would be such a delightful surprise! I just signed up for Jump Into a Book, hope that qualifies us as I do not have a BLOG, and don’t do facebook ror tweet!

  39. Wow! Thanks for this generous giveaway! We love Pelle’s New Suit here in our home.

  40. How truly magical!!! We so love the enchanting brilliance of Elsa Beskow! : )
    I am so happy to subscribe to your wonderful Jump Into A Book.
    Thanks so very much for this truly generous give~away! : )

  41. I’m your newest fan on FB and left you a magical comment. Thanks again for such kindness of heart! : )

  42. I would love to win this giveaway – just subscribed! Thanks for the opportunity, we love her books.

  43. What a lovely give away for some lucky family to win! How very generous! We love these books! I’ve tweeted, liked and am about to blog!
    (mighty good idea) πŸ™‚

  44. Now that’s the kind of generous spirit I love to see! Thank you so much for making these marvellous books available to many more readers. I’m sure whoever wins will share them far and wide.
    Thank you so very much!
    Kate O’Hara

  45. What an amazing giveaway!!! We love Ella Beskow books around here!~ We have borrowed the local library’s copies more than a few times, and would jump for the chance to own 19 of her books!!! Thanks for the chance!

  46. We love Elsa books. always taking them out from the library, but how fun to have our own library at home πŸ™‚ Fingers crossed!

  47. I, and my large family, are complete fans of Elsa Beskow’s books! We even have a wall calendar with an illustration from one of her books on each of the months. We LOVE her! Thanks for this generous giveaway!

  48. Oh my goodness, I am so excited! My family loves Elsa Beskow, amd I never knew that she wrote and illustrated SO many books. Thanks for this amazing opportunity. πŸ™‚

  49. Gosh! I would just love to see my little one’s face, back from a very hot school day, all wilted up when I show the packet full of “sooooo mannnnny books!” that arrived in the post that day. I won’t be able to get one meal in that day!

  50. What an AMAZING giveaway! I subscribe to Jump Into A Book, follow you on facebook and twitter and I tweeted about the giveaway. πŸ™‚

  51. this giveaway is unbelievable! thank you! elsa beskow are some of our family favorites!
    (i have subscribed and “liked” on fb as well.)

  52. Not only are you offering a fantastic lot of books in the giveaway but I cannot believe you are actually offering to ship them worldwide.
    Thank you so much for that.
    Please enter me.
    I have subscribed to the emails.
    Carol T

  53. My children cherish the few Elsa Beskow books that we have – so hard to find here. We would love to win. Now a FB fan

  54. I’m so glad to have found your incredible site. What a wonderful giveaway. I’m a brand-new subscriber.

  55. I would love to be able to win this for our family. It would be an introduction to us since we have not read these before

  56. Goodness.
    What a giveaway! I am sure this will (should!) become viral β™₯
    I have blogged about it, mentioned it on my facebook page and liked your page on fb (however, I’m not a Tweeter…online anyway!). My subscription is new and welcomed!
    Can’t wait to see who you make happy on August first.
    Aleta Bon

  57. Hi, thanks for this most amazing giveaway! We love her books and use them for our homeschooling. Will be posting on my blog soon too. Blessings, Daisy xxx

  58. What a fabulous giveaway. Our public library only has a couple of these, so it would be so nice to have them in our home library.
    I just became a Facebook fan (and posted on the wall) and a Twitter follower (unc929400) and posted a tweet about this giveaway. Wonderful! I also subscribed today as well.

  59. This is simply amazing! I can’t tell you how grateful we would be to win this. Thank you.

  60. I’m subbed to Jump into a Book. My granddaughter would LOVE these. We can’t even find them at our library. Thanks! cokelush at gmail

  61. I’m not sure my first post made it. We have a wonky internet connection, I apologize if this is a duplicate.
    I subbed to Jump into a Book. Thanks! cokelush at gmail

  62. I am now a subscriber and a fan on Facebook! Thank you so much for this very generous giveaway!!!

  63. I would LOVE to win this giveaway. We already have 2 of her books, so we would donate the ones we already have. πŸ™‚ BTW we love both of your blogs.
    *I liked and commented on FB (Nicole Justice-Kleemann). I subscribed to your blog via email ( I followed and tweeted the giveaway on twitter (dotingondeirdre). And I blogged your giveaway on my blog here: (I also linked this above!)*

  64. Just left a link to my post! Thank you so much for this opportunity! I also became a Facebook fan… πŸ™‚ And subscribed. Happily.

  65. I just found your website through A Path Made Straight. As a fellow lover of children’s books, I’m delighted to find your place here and I’ll be back to visit more in the future.
    Thank you,

  66. what an amazing giveaway! absolutely fantastic! we love elsa beskow and didn’t realize she had so many titles! i subscribe to your blog and am always inspired to seek out new books from your suggestions!

  67. I just “liked” your site on facebook.
    This is an amazing and quite generous
    giveaway. Would love to share these
    with my small grandchildren.

  68. We love these books at our early childhood Waldorf school. Sure would be great to have them at home! What a great give away!

  69. I’ve got my fingers crossed on this one! What an amazing giveaway! I’ve liked your facebook and subscribed in addition to my blog post.
    Thank you for this wonderful opportunity!

  70. Oh, an I’m not sure if I need to leave a comment on this, but I’m following you on twitter and sharing the news as well πŸ™‚

  71. I’ve always noticed when I do a giveaway I am blessed in return- you are going to have some excellent karma!!! I subscribed, liked the facebook page, and blogged all about it. Thank you for doing this!

  72. Our four children love Elsa Beskow. I just suscribed. Thank you for this opportunity~ Lisa

  73. i’ve only recently discovered elsa and am thoroughly enchanted. thanks for the chance to win her gorgeous books πŸ™‚

  74. Oh thank you so much for this opportunity. I have recently been learning about Waldorf education and have only just discovered Elsa Beskow. Her illustrations are simply enchanting. My girls and I have fallen head over heels in love with her πŸ™‚

  75. Thanks so much for the chance to win all these lovely books! We subscribe to your blog and are friends on Facebook. Blessings.

  76. I thought I had entered already so I’m
    so glad I popped back in and saw I hadn’t.
    I would have been so disappointed to miss
    out on such a special giveaway!

  77. Hello ~ I’ve just subscribed, became a FB fan (Simply Smitten) and a follower on Twitter (also as Simply Smitten). My fingers are crossed… πŸ™‚

  78. My family and families I teach would be over the moon with this addition to the library, thanks for the giveaway!

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