Mother Earth and Her Children Coloring Book

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A coloring book based on the beloved classic storybook Mother Earth and Her Children
This delightful coloring book features every scene from the much-loved storybook, Mother Earth and Her Children. The words from the story accompany each scene, inspiring children and adults as they color. The images encourage children to seek out little critters, bugs, and butterflies in nature, while quilters who want to try the Mother Earth quilts can try out different colors.


Sibylle von Olfers was an art teacher in East Prussia at the turn of the century as well as a member of the Catholic Order of St. Elizabeth. Sieglinde Schoen-Smith is a quilter whose quilted interpretation of Mother Earth and Her Children captured the coveted Best in Show award at the 2006 International Quilt Show in Houston. She lives in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Jack Zipes is the foremost expert on German folklore in the United States. He is a professor of German literature at the University of Minnesota and has edited, contributed to, and translated more than 50 books, essays, and plays on German folklore, including The Norton Anthology of Children's Literature and The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales. He lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.