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The Secret of the Tattered Shoes is featured in BookTrust’s Great Books Guide 2020!

BookTrust loves The Secret of the Tattered Shoes! Buy The Secret of the Tattered Shoes  We are delighted to announce that The Secret of the Tattered Shoes, written by Jackie Morris and illustrated by Ehsan Abdollahi, has been featured in BookTrust’s Great Books Guide 2020, as part of the 6-7 year olds category! Read what BookTrust had to say below. A weary soldier meets a woman in the forest who brims with light and life.…

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The Secret of the Tattered Shoes has a supreme and surprising twist!

A fairy tale for a new generation – MinervaReads Buy The Secret of the Tattered Shoes We love this lovely review of The Secret of the Tattered Shoes from MinervaReads! Read it below.   A completely different take on the traditional fairy tale of The Twelve Dancing Princesses is illustrated with great intricacy in this slightly melancholic version. Morris plays with themes of love and redemption in her poetic retelling, her soldier ‘a hollow shadow of a…

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The Secret of the Tattered Shoes is one of the most sumptuous fairy tales!

By far, one of the best written books! Buy The Secret of the Tattered Shoes  We’re delighted with this review of The Secret of the Tattered Shoes from librarian Elizabeth Bird for School Library Journal. Read her thoughts below. By far one of the most sumptuous fairy tales I’ve had the pleasure to discover this year. It’s a 12 Dancing Princesses book. Jackie Morris did the text and it is by far one the best…

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Fantastic The Secret of the Tattered Shoes activities by Love My Books!

Buy The Secret of the Tattered Shoes  Love My Books have shared some terrific activities for children to enrich their reading of The Secret of the Tattered Shoes! Jackie Morris, illus. Ehsan Abdollahi Tiny Owl Age 7-9 years Based on The Twelve Dancing Princesses by the Brothers Grimm this version is part of publisher Tiny Owl’s ‘One story, Many Voices’ series. It is an exquisite book, beautifully written and with magical illustrations. It provides an optimistic, alternative…

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The Secret of the Tattered Shoes is a magical re-imagining! – Laura Loves Books

A magical re-imagining of an old favourite! Buy The Secret of the Tattered Shoes We’re delighted with this thoughtful review of The Secret of the Tattered Shoes from Laura Loves Books! Have a look! View this post on Instagram When I was little I had an annual and one of the stories inside was a version of The Twelve Dancing Princesses. I always loved this story and have been on the lookout for a really…

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