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The Elves and Shoemaker

Jim LaMarche

Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC

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Summary

“This timeless tale will leave readers suffused with the pleasure of seeing gifts received and appreciated.” –Kirkus Reviews, starred review   Here is the classic tale of elfin magic, loved by generations of children and made new by an artist of international acclaim. Jim LaMarche's stunningly rendered paintings, reminiscent of his earlier work in The Rainbabies, are the perfect complement to this favorite Grimm fairy tale. Plus, this is a fixed format version of the book, which looks nearly identical to the print version!   “LaMarche sets every picture glowing, whether with lamplight, starlight, shafts of morning sunlight or just some inner light that all the characters in this kindliest of tales seem to possess.” —The Washington Post   “Children and adults alike will enjoy the story, beautifully realized in the beguiling artwork.” —Booklist   “The drawing seems so realistic that viewers will be tempted to reach out and touch the duo's little pointed ears.” —Publishers Weekly   “Luminous.” —School Library Journal
Available since: 12/07/2012.
Print length: 32 pages.

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