Originally written by French author Reuben Saillens and later retold by Leo Tolstoy, this endearing story has now acquired the status of a folk-tale. The heart-warming story of lonely shoemaker Papa Panov's generosity reflects the true spirit of Christmas. Mig Holder's much loved text is complemented by charming illustrations by Julie Downing which capture the changing mood of the story.
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Mig Holder is a textiles designer with extensive experience of education, including teaching children and adults creative textile techniques and life skills. Her published titles includes Mary Jones and her Bible and The Fourth Wise Man (both also with Tony Morris), and All Safe on Board and All Safe in the Stable for Candle Books, both illustrated by SteveMore about Mig Holder