The secret of the tattered shoes


Jackie Morris; Ehsan Abdollahi

Jackie Morris Published by Tiny Owl Publishing ISBN 9781910328378 EAN 9781910328378 Hardback

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‘The Secret of the Tattered Shoes’ is a fresh interpretation of the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tale about twelve princesses who are locked in at night, yet whose dancing shoes are still worn down by morning. A young soldier is tasked to discover their night-time adventures. But unlike the story told by the Brothers Grimm, this soldier seeks a different ending. Jackie’s dark and poetic text updates this well-known tale and shows how stories evolve and adapt over time. Beautifully illustrated by Ehsan Abdollahi, who has created stunning puppet-like illustrations in rich and delicate detail, this unique illustrative style brings the story to life and perfectly encapsulates the beauty and melancholy of the story.

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