In their Shoes (Paperback)

Fairy Tales and Folktales

By Julia Nicholson (Selected by), Snne-Laure Mercier (Selected by), Lucie Arnoux (Illustrator)

Pushkin Children's Books, 9781782691013, 128pp.

Publication Date: October 4, 2016

List Price: 9.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.


Red shoes, golden slippers, seven-league boots... Just step into the shoes of princes and princesses, ogres and orphans, cats and rabbits, and discover a fascinating fairy-tale world of footwear.

Did you know that long ago Cinderella lived in China? That dogs in America wear boots? And that a small pair of shoes in France can fall in love?

With original illustrations by Lucie Arnoux, this is a timeless and captivating collection of fairy tales and folktales, whose footprints have lasted through the generations, over the centuries, and all around the world.

About the Author

Includes stories by:

   • Duan Chengshi
   • Charles Perrault
   • The Brothers Grimm
   • Hans Christian Andersen
   • Alexander Nikolayevich Afanasyev
   • Joel Chandler Harris
   • Murielle Szac
   • Pierre Gripari

Lucie Arnoux is a keen storyteller, who likes to spend a lot of time on her illustrations, and in her illustrations. She left her native south of France for London, because the grass there is genuinely greener - and they have tea. Since graduating from Kingston University in Illustration & Animation, she has settled in a cottage where she paints and doodles and enjoys life.