The Bootmaker and the Elves

The Bootmaker and the Elves By Susan Lowell, The Bootmaker and the Elves The cowboy bootmaker is so poor that even his shadow has holes in it His wife is as skinny as a snake on stilts and his own boots are so frazzled that he can t strike a match without burning his feet
  • Title: The Bootmaker and the Elves
  • Author: Susan Lowell
  • ISBN: 9780531300442
  • Page: 435
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Bootmaker and the Elves By Susan Lowell, The cowboy bootmaker is so poor that even his shadow has holes in it His wife is as skinny as a snake on stilts, and his own boots are so frazzled that he can t strike a match without burning his feet Trouble is, the bootmaker makes terrible boots No self respecting cowboy wants to buy them But then one night, when the beleaguered bootmaker is down to his last piece ofThe cowboy bootmaker is so poor that even his shadow has holes in it His wife is as skinny as a snake on stilts, and his own boots are so frazzled that he can t strike a match without burning his feet Trouble is, the bootmaker makes terrible boots No self respecting cowboy wants to buy them But then one night, when the beleaguered bootmaker is down to his last piece of leather, a miracle occurs Illustrated with rootin tootin zeal, this Old West recasting of the classic The Shoemaker and the Elves is an uproarious enchantment.
    The Bootmaker and the Elves By Susan Lowell,
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    About "Susan Lowell"

    1. Susan Lowell

      Her family has lived in the American West since Gold Rush days She and her husband and their two daughters divide their time between Tucson Arizona and a ranch near the Mexican border.

    383 thoughts on “The Bootmaker and the Elves”

    1. This is a great story to use as a mentor text to show students how to use descriptive details in their writing The story was about a bootmaker and his wife and they had their own boot shop Nobody would buy the bootmakers boots because they were so uncomfortable, but two little elves came along and made boots for the bootmakers shop in the middle of the night Thanks to the elves, the bootmaker and his wife became rich because everyone wanted the beautiful boots the elves made The author did a gre [...]


    2. If you couldn t guess from the title, this book is a play off of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs A bootmaker who really can t make quality boots gets a little help from some mysterious elves in the middle of the night They turn his leather cut outs into the best boots the world had ever seen He and his wife are well off with money now, but they are curious One night they stay up to see who is helping them and that s when they discover the elves Seeing as the elves are in rags and torn clothing, [...]


    3. You know, I need me some night time, slave n elves Ones that know how to knit, preferably Imagine the projects I could have finished with a wee bit of help Such a great story Rags to riches and being thankful for a bit of help to get you on the right road Best illustrations ever I need me some of them boots


    4. A cowboy version of the shoemaker and the elves Fun to read Great for a read aloud and for making predictions Also great to draw along with while being read to and then to be shown the pictures afterward for greater comprehension.



    5. A great fractured fairy tale Shoemaker and the Elves western style I think this will certainly keep the children s attention Even if they aren t familiar with that story.


    6. Too funny I loved the Western dialect to go along with the story This book cracked me up And the boots were fantastic.


    7. This was a great story with very descriptive concepts Loved the pictures in the book as well Kept my children s attention span throughout.



    8. The Bootmaker and the Elves by Susan Lowell K 1 If you like this book, try Dusty Locks and the Three Bears by the same author K 1 Fall Booklegger Program.




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