The Helpful Elves

By August Kopisch

Illustrator: Beatrice Braun-Fock

Format: Hardback

The helpful elves do all the work for the lazy people of Cologne. Until one day the tailor's wife becomes curious . . .

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Floris Books

Floris Books is an independent publishing company based in Edinburgh, Scotland. In 2016 Floris won the Saltire Society Scottish Publisher of the Year. Floris Books is the largest children's book publisher in Scotland and are well known for the Kelpies range of Scottish children's books. They also publish international children’s books and an extensive list of non-fiction books, including alternative education, agriculture, health, parenting and religion.

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When the lazy people of Cologne go to sleep, the helpful elves do all their work. They measure and saw for the carpenter, knead and mix for the baker, carve and chop for the butcher, taste and pour for the winemaker, and snip and sew for the tailor. But no one ever sees them. Until one day the tailor's wife becomes curious ...


This classic picture book is based on a poem by August Kopisch (1799-1853), who specialised in re-telling popular legends. It is brought to life with humorous illustrations by Beatrice Braun-Fock (1898-1973). Printed on thick, quality paper, it features delightful cut-out sections on each page.

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Format Hardback
Imprint Floris Books
Publication Date 22 Sep 2011
ISBN 9780863158155
Number of Pages 32

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