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The Secret of the Tattered Shoes is on the Evanston Public Library’s 101 Great Books for Kids List of 2020!

Evanston Public Library celebrates The Secret of the Tattered Shoes! Buy The Secret of the Tattered Shoes Hurrah! We’re thrilled that The Secret of the Tattered Shoes has been featured as part of the Evanston Public Library’s 101 Great Books for Kids List for 2020! Jackie Morris and Ehsan Abdollahi’s mysterious tale was one of six books featured in the folk and fairy tales section! Read what they had to say below. Evanston Public Library…

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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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FIVE star review of The Secret of the Tattered Shoes!

The illustrations seem to make the pages glow! Buy The Secret of the Tattered Shoes We’re delighted with this wonderful FIVE star review of The Secret of the Tattered Shoes from Youth Services Book Review! Have a read below. Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5+ Genre: Picture Book  What did you like about the book? This story is a more modern version of the German fairy tale, the Twelve Dancing Princesses, with a little different…

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