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Your child gets to star in one of the most well-known children’s fairytales of all time.
Personalise with any name and a special presentation message
A personalised, hardback Ladybird copy of The Elves and the Shoemaker
Delightful hand-drawn illustrations
Measures 12.6 x 17.8 cm
Treat your child to a Ladybird easy reading book they will love because they get to star alongside its famous characters. First published by Ladybird in 1965, this timeless story tells the tale of an impoverished shoemaker and his wife. Out of the kindest of his heart, the shoemaker donates his last pair of shoes to a needy lady. Luckily, a group of elves rush to the shoemaker’s aid in the middle of the night. The elves then help him make shoes, which sell for higher prices than usual. A tale of morality and overcoming hardship, this delightful story teaches plenty of important life lessons. With this gift, you can open your child’s imagination and put them within the story themselves. It will be a book they will treasure throughout their life. Complete with stunning, hand-drawn illustrations, and text by Vera Southgate, this book will bring a smile to the face of any child who reads it.
Our The Elves and the Shoemaker storybook is a truly thoughtful gift. Even better, you can personalise this wonderful book with any name, which will appear thoughtfully embedded into its colourful images, making your child feel extra-special.
How to Personalise Your Elves and the Shoemaker Book
Personalise the book with any name, up to 12 characters, which will appear on the cover and featured throughout the images, and add a special presentation message in the book’s opening pages. Check your personalisation: accents and other symbols cannot be used unless otherwise stated.
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Framebo29 Aug 2018
Excellent personalised traditional nostalgic gift idea. Went down a treat. Beautifully illustrated with recipients name on every picture on every page. Even lovelier than expected. Will definitely purchase another. And the speed of delivery was most impressive. Well done and Happy New Year to you all (-:
I bought this book for my father-in-law's 80th birthday and I'm so pleased with it. I've not yet given him it but I know he will absolutely love it. The prints are so clear considering they're duplicated and the cover is so lovely. I can't wait for his birthday so we can give it to him.
- Natalie Swingler
Michele Talkowski-McCormack24 Sep 2020
Love this book and the way that facts ate woven into a story with a personal touch. The presentation box makes the book look like an extra special gift. For a child Interested in the stars and planets, this book is great. A bit pricey compared to non personalised books, but worth it to have it contsin a picture and my grandson's name within the text/book. The look on his face was priceless and the added interest due to the personalisation made it a sensational gift.
kathy24 Sep 2020
Fantastic service & a lovely book .fantastic book
Fantastic service & a lovely book .. my grandson loves it all about dinosaurs
Mrs McNiff24 Sep 2020
My 3 year old grandson loves this book
My 3 year old grandson loves this book. He loves looking for his name. Would recommend
Nicky G24 Sep 2020
Ordered birthday newspaper for my Dad's 85th birthday. Prompt delivery. Nice presentation box and my Dad loved his piece of history
Darileen Wallace23 Sep 2020
I found this website online
I found this website online, I am so glad that I did the website was very informative. And the customer service is excellent. I am so excited that I purchased two books from this company. The are awesome ,and shipping was great. Thank you
Raymond keithley23 Sep 2020
Disney princess book
The princess book that I ordered was beautiful and delivered on time
Heckiew 23 Sep 2020
Not quite what I expected!
Content of book has lots of good interesting content although print is quite small but I was very disappointed that the book is about Glasgow Rangers and is bound in maroon (Heart of Mid Lothian colour) Also the book was personalised. This consisted of a printed sticker which wasn’t even stuck down properly. I expected a bit more for the price I paid.
In the Book Team24 Sep 2020
Thank you for your review.
We are sorry to hear this.
As you have ordered the A4 size book, this is presented in a brown leatherette cover as standard. We do provide all information on the covers within the production page. We do apologise if this was missed.
As the newspaper that we use is the Daily Mirror, this is an A3 tabloid size. For this paper to fit within an A4 book, the content does have to be shrunk down which does unfortunately make the text smaller than originally printed.
We do apologise for any inconvenienced caused.
If you need to contact the customer service team, please do on 0330 058 0403 or [email protected]
The In The Book Team
Jodie23 Sep 2020
A beautiful book that made a great present ..
A beautiful book that made a great present for my newborn baby Nephew. A great keepsake. My nephews name was throughout the book and we were also able to put a personal message in the front of the book. Very pleased with my purchase.
CURTIS23 Sep 2020
Very easy to order i had the dinosaur…
Very easy to order i had the dinosaur book and soft toy and it's lovely arrived quickly book is hard back very colourful and has my grandsons name all though the story he is going to love it would highly recommend
Colin Shytot Yarde22 Sep 2020
Should be an Interesting Read
The item was exactly what I thought it would be, the downside was that that newspaper has a strong unpleasant odour, I appreciate that it’s 60 years old but it still smells!