A Little Golden Book retelling of a favorite Grimm's fairy tale, beloved by generations!This classic fairy tale about two selfless shoemaking elves shows the joy that comes from giving--and receiving--generosity and kindness. Preschoolers will be captivated by the story of the poor shoemaker and his wife, who are surprised to find beautifully made shoes sitting on their workbench, which are soon snapped up by wealthy customers. In thanks, the shoemaker and his wife sew warm little outfits for the elves!
JACOB (1785-1863) and WILHELM GRIMM (1786-1859) were German academics, cultural researchers, lexicographers, and authors who together collected and published folklore during the 19th century. They popularized stories such as "Cinderella," "The Frog Prince," "The Goose-Girl," "Hansel and Gretel," "Rumpelstiltskin," "Sleeping Beauty," and "Snow White." Their first collection of folk tales, Children's and Household Tales, was published in 1812.ANNIE WON received her MFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York. She illustrated the bestselling Little Golden Book The Whispering Rabbit by Margaret Wise Brown. Learn more about her at anniewon.com.