The Shoemaker and the Elves

The Shoemaker and the Elves❃ The Shoemaker and the Elves kindle Epub ❧ Author Cynthia Birrer – Oaklandjobs.co.uk The old tale of the poor but kindly shoemaker and his wife whose livelihood is saved by helpful elves is as full of magic today as it was when the Brothers Grimm recorded it long ago This faithful ret The old tale of and the PDF Î the poor but kindly shoemaker and his wife whose livelihood is saved by helpful elves is as full of magic today as it was when the Brothers Grimm recorded it long ago This faithful retelling will delight readers both young and old The amazing skill with which the little men stitch, hammer, and sew their magnificent shoes is exceeded only by The Shoemaker MOBI :¼ the colorful imagery and detail of Cynthia F Birrer s fabric and stitchery paintings. This version stands out from countless other renditions because of the beautiful quilted illustrations The pieces are truly remarkable especially because the artist stitched these despite having partial paralysis in her right hand. The charm of this retelling of the Shoemaker and the Elves is the stitched illustrations They really have a tactile appeal, and I would have loved to have seen and touched these textile pieces of art I love it when women use textiles to communicate a story or an idea There is just something very time honored about that, and it s a way of communicating that makes me feel a connection to women of the past.Anyway, the story I was a little concerned that my niece and nephew would find this old t The charm of this retelling of the Shoemaker and the Elves is the stitched illustrations They really have a tactile appeal, and I would have loved to have seen and touched these textile pieces of art I love it when women use textiles to communicate a story or an idea There is just something very time honored about that, and it s a way of communicating that makes me feel a connection to women of the past.Anyway, the story I was a little concerned that my niece and nephew would find this old tale to be hokey How can the Shoemaker and the Elves compete with all the flash and pop of modern kids stories Answer Little naked blue guys who parade into one s house, sit their bare butts downon the table top and do all one s work for one The kids thought that was awesome And creepy When it was revealed that the cobbler s work was being done by naked blue guys, my niece s somewhat disconcerted response was, Ew Why are there naked guys in the house Who goes into people s houses without clothes on Well, you know, cultural differences I d sure want the Clorox Wipes handy after that visit, though I definitely read this story as a kid, although probably not this version This is a cute depiction of the story. Great book to use in a compare and contrast unit with other versions of this book.

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  • Hardcover
  • 32 pages
  • The Shoemaker and the Elves
  • Cynthia Birrer
  • English
  • 06 November 2018
  • 0688019897