The Elves and the Shoemaker

Paperback | March 19, 2004

byPaul Galdone

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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.

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When the poor shoemaker and his wife discover the two naked little elves who have helped them become successful, they sew fine outfits for them

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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.

Paul Galdone was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1907 and emigrated to the United States in 1928. After finishing his studies at the Art Student League and the New York School of Industrial Design, Mr. Galdone worked in the art department of a major publishing house. There he was introduced to the process of bookmaking, an activity that w...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9 × 8.06 × 0.19 inPublished:March 19, 2004Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0899194222

ISBN - 13:9780899194226

Appropriate for ages: 4

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When the poor shoemaker and his wife discover the two naked little elves who have helped them become successful, they sew fine outfits for them

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It's a dandy adaptation, more fun than most of the versions available." Publishers Weekly "