This charming fairy tale about the old shoemaker and his little night-time helpers will delight readers of all ages. At first the shoemaker does not understand what is happening in his workshop when he finds a new pair of shoes each morning. He happily collects more and more money by selling the shoes. With the help of his wife, they solve the mystery and discover that the helpers are actually two little elves. The old couple tries to show kindness to the elves, but oddly enough their kindness backfires on them. Find out what happens in the end.
The series My Big Book of Favourite Fairy Tales introduces some of the world’s most famous tales to young readers. Each story is written in simple, clear and easy-to-read language with carefully chosen words to enrich the child’s vocabulary. The text is presented in extra-large type for easy reading. Lively, colourful illustrations are included to stimulate the imagination. It is an ideal series to develop and nurture a child’s interest in reading.
Cover type: Soft
Book size: 330mm (W) x 460mm (H)
[13” (W) x 18” (H)]
No. of pages: 16
Full colour throughout