* The classic tale, as recorded by The Brothers Grimm, specially re-written for children starting to read on their own.
* The shoemaker and his wife are on the verge of destitution when they discover, one morning, that they have received a visit from some mysterious helpers in the night.
* Has been developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, an early reading specialist and lecturer at Roehampton University in Surrey. Illustrations: Full colour throughout
This is Book 5 in the First Reading Series 4 Series. See all First Reading Series 4 books here.
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Rob Lloyd Jones never wanted to be a writer when he grew up – he wanted to be Indiana Jones! So he studied Egyptology and archaeology, and went on expeditions to strange places. But all he found were interesting stories, so he decided to write them down. Rob has won a string of awards, including the Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize, The PhoeniMore about Rob Lloyd Jones
Sharon Chriscoe (Author)
Sharon Chriscoe is the author of Race Car Dreams and The Sparrow and the Trees . She and her husband live in Pilot Mountain, NC.
John Joven (Illustrator)
John Joven is a children's book illustrator from Bogota, Columbia. He's illustrated