A shoemaker has nothing left. Only the leather to make one pair of shoes. He goes to bed, and the following day he finds the shoes finished...
The Elves and the Shoemaker is a collection of three Brothers Grimm fairy tales about elves. In the first, a shoemaker is helped by elves and gives Christmas gifts back. In the second, a girl becomes godmother to a newborn elf. Finally, in the third, a mother must cope with the elves exchanging her baby for a changeling.
This fairy tale is also told as a Christmas story.
? Fairy tales are rooted in very old stories, told around the fire. For adults by adults
- Storyteller Rudolf Roos