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The Elves and the Shoemaker

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The Elves and the Shoemaker

By Lucy M George
ISBN 9781845394134
Category Children’s picture book 4-6 years old
October 2009


The poor shoemaker’s shop is almost empty. His hands are old and slower than they once were. But in the dead of night, secret little elves visit, and making beautiful new shoes, they fill his shop once more! A truly heart-warming classic.

Author's Biography

Lucy M. George lives and works in London but grew up in Cowbridge, South Wales with her parents and three sisters.

She studied English Literature at University before writing a research thesis on Children’s Literature. Afterwards she turned her hand to writing picture books. Her passions are snowboarding, music and storytelling.


“Gorgeous edition…The illustrations are absolutely stunning and will appeal to traditionalists as well as newer fans. One of my favourite picture books of the year.” Kate Skipper, The Bookseller



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