Emily is a helpful little girl, so when her mummy is worried that Daisy the cow will escape into the clover field through a hole in the fence, she offers to go and look after Daisy for the day.
On the way, she meets a big dog, a boastful boy and an old man with a sack. But when she gets to the meadow, she realizes she needs help with Daisy, and to mend the fence. Who can she turn to?
Elsa Beskow (1874-1953) is the most popular children’s illustrator in Sweden, where her picture books have been known and loved for over a century.