This has long been a favourite book of mine. My parents bought it for me when I was young and I’ve spent many hours pouring over it. The voice is gentle and instructional and the illustrations are amazing.
There is alot to know about gnomes.
their geographical ranges
i was very sad to see that there are no gnomes in SK- but perhaps this was a due to a lack of a thorough field study.
their diet is very similar to mine (vegetarian, supplemented with eggs and a bit of dairy)
As a budding biologist, i was very interested in their physiology
Especially this bit
as an 11 year old with a C cup, the thought of having ‘a substantial bosom’ but being able to ‘go through life unencumbered by a brassiere’ was a very attractive one.
here he is in his natural habitat.
this little guy is going to head off to BC this week, to a brand new baby in Duncan who needs to learn all about gnomes.
It is a very easy sew, in fact it only took about 1/2 hour to cut out all the pieces, and 45 minutes to sew together. The stuffing and invisible seaming took the longest and is the reason i’m only finally posting this here today.
Hillary has the pattern for sale here.