The Elves and the Shoemaker
Sterling Publishing Company, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 24 pages
Adapted from the perennially popular folktale, first published by the Brothers’ Grimm in 1812, this engaging version of “The Elves and the Shoemaker” features uniquely compelling and otherworldly illustrations by Kirill Chelushkin. What will the poor cobbler and his wife do: they have just enough leather to make one last pair of shoes. Then, good fortune suddenly smiles upon them. While the shoemaker sleeps, someone fashions the most perfect pair of shoes imaginable—and a delighted customer pays twice the asking price. Who could have done such marvelous work? And will the magic continue? A captivating story that children are sure to enjoy.
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Review: The Elves and the Shoemaker (Silver Penny Stories)User Review - Kayla Christ - Goodreads
I loved this story as a kid, but I remember the longer version haha. But this is great little short story that's a quick read and easy for a 3 year old to pay attention to before he gets distracted ... Read full review
Review: The Elves and the ShoemakerUser Review - Monica - Goodreads
Includes an "About the Story" follow-up. Read full review