The Elves and the Shoemaker

The classic story by the Brothers Grimm, retold for children aged six and above.

A poor shoemaker and his wife go to bed one night. There is only enough leather to make one more pair of shoes. When that is gone, how will they live?

In the morning, the leather has been turned into a fine pair of shoes! The shoemaker and his wife do not know who made the shoes, but each morning more shoes appear. Who made the shoes in the night? Read this story to find out!

The Elves and the Shoemaker is a very famous story. It was written down by the Grimm brothers a long time ago, but lots of people used to tell this story to their children before that.

Features of this edition:

  • retold for children aged six and above
  • an introduction
  • notes and comprehension questions
  • quiz questions

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Book Information

20 pages | 1234 words | File size: 630 KB

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