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The Rich Man and the Shoemaker

The Rich Man and the Shoemaker( )
Author: Wildsmith, Brian
ISBN:978-0-19-272090-0
Publication Date:Mar 2008
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $18.95
Book Description:

A happy shoemaker - who sings beautifully while he works - is stopping his wealthy but miserable neighbour from sleeping. So the rich man hatches a plan to put an end to the shoemaker's sunny disposition. But how can a bag of gold coins steal the music from the shoemaker's life?The simple message of this La Fontaine fable - that cheerfulness is worth more than any amount of accumulated riches - is gloriously told in this lovely picture book from Brian Wildsmith, an internationally...
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Book Details
Pages:32
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):21.9 x 27.6 x 0.4 cm
Book Weight:0.176 Kilograms
Author Biography
Wildsmith, Brian (Author)
Brian Wildsmith was born on January 22, 1930. He studied at the Slade School of Fine Art, London for three years. He later taught maths at the Royal Military School of Music but left so that he could pursue painting.

He began working with Oxford University Press in the late 1950s when he was commissioned to illustrate 12 color plates for Tales from the Arabian Nights. He wrote and illustrated more than 80 books during his lifetime including A Christmas Story, Cat on the Mat, and ABC, which won the Kate Greenaway Medal. He died on August 31, 2016 at the age of 86.

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