The story of a poor shoemaker who works hard but does not prosper until he has only enough leather left to make one pair of shoes. During the night the shoes are made for him and they sell for a handsome profit so when his fortunes are restored he repays his benefactors.
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After studying at Marburg, Jacob became a clerk in the War Office at Kassel, and in 1808 librarian to Jerome Bonaparte, King of Westphalia. In 1841 he received Professorship at Berlin, and in 1854 began work on Deutsches Worterbuch with his brother.
Bernadette Watts has loved to draw since her childhood in England. She created her first picture book under the influence of Beatrix Potter. Watts studied at the Maidstone Art School in Kent and is the illustrator of North South fairy tales The Snow Queen and The Ugly Duckling.
Text: English, German (translation)
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Book Description Ladybird, 1981. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0721400787
Book Description Ladybird, 1981. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110721400787