The Elves and the Shoemaker

BOOKS The Elves And The Shoemaker Author Paul Galdone In This Faithful Retelling Of The Classic Grimm Brothers Tale, The Illustrations Capture The Kindness Of The Shoemaker And The Magic Of The Two Elves Who Help Him It S A Dandy Adaptation, Fun Than Most Of The Versions Available Publishers WeeklyThe Elves and the Shoemaker

Paul Galdone 1907 November 7, 1986 was a children s literature author and illustrator He was born in Budapest and he emigrated to the United States in 1921 He studied art at the Art Student s League and New York School for Industrial Design He served for the US Army during world War II.He illustrated nearly all of Eve Titus books including, Basil of Baker Street series which was translated

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  • Hardcover
  • 32 pages
  • The Elves and the Shoemaker
  • Paul Galdone
  • English
  • 10 March 2019
  • 9780808589723

10 thoughts on “The Elves and the Shoemaker

  1. says:

    A cobbler is at the end of his rope, unable to pay for much of anything After cutting out the leather for a single pair of shoes that he hopes to make in the morning, the cobbler heads off to bed IN the morning, the pair of shoes is complete, stitched to perfection A customer purchases this wonderful pair of shoes, allowing the cobbler to cut out leather for two pairs, which yields four constructed shoes in the morning And so it goes, until the cobbler and his wife wait up, in hiding, to see who has been doing all the work It is then that they discover two naked elves wor...

  2. says:

    This book is a famous folklore which is geared towards children in the age group of P This particular book did not win any awards but this author has won a couple well known awards for his other books This book is about a poor shoemaker who has 2 naked elves secretly helping him make shoes at night When he finds out that they are the ones who are making his shoes, his wife and himself make clothes for the elves to thank them for all they ve done The author did a great job retelling and illustrating the book because the illustrations in this book went along with the story I gathered two themes from this book which was that sometimes help comes when we least expect it and that ...

  3. says:

    This is the traditional tale of a shoemaker who finds someone is making his shoes while he sleeps each night The only thing that might freak kids out is that the elves are naked They are drawn in such a way that nothing is revealed that would make the book offensive, but we all know that kids are going to laugh and lose it for a few minutes Therefore I am not sure if I would choose it for a...

  4. says:

    I seem to remember reading this book as a child or I had a big dose of Deja Vu when I read it to Jasper 4yo A goodly shoemaker is on the brink of ruin, but magically shoes keep appearing from his leather he leaves out the night before His wife and he hide to discover his benefactors and tr...

  5. says:

    Miss 2 and I like to explore different books at the library and try to get different ones out every week or so She really likes Galdone s Three Billy Goats Gruff so we decided to try a bunch of his other book This was the other one she likes the most A classic retelling with a Victorian feel.

  6. says:

    These books are from waaaay back, but I remember them fondly While the storylines have drifted away through time my imagination was always lit up imagining what it would be like to be a tiny person in a huge world.Especially interesting since The Church said things like the elves were real

  7. says:

    Little naked elves was a bit of surprise The story is fun and the book cover is beautiful Paul Galdone s illustrations make me want to touch the pages with my fingertips A fun story with a very happy ending.

  8. says:

    Not as good as the version illustrated by Adrienne Adams.

  9. says:

    It s not Galdone s fault that this fairy tale really doesn t make much sense.

  10. says:

    megan spring reading 2017, children s book, picture book, classic, fairy tale, kindness, gratitude, prek, kindergarten, first grade, second grade,

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