Berta is a young girl with an artistic soul growing up on a farm in the Swedish countryside at the beginning of the 20th century. Her father doesn't understand her and her mother is dying. But Berta longs to be an artist and can't stay on the farm forever.
Based on the life of Swedish artist Berta Hansson, this is the story of a young woman with the bravery to live her own truth and follow her own path, despite the protests of her father and society at the time. A universal story of longing and imagination, the perfect refrain for a young rebel.
Hardback 128 pages.
Published by Book Island Ltd March 2020.
Primary Children 6-12 years