By the candlelight, the shoemaker and his wife watched the two little elves dance merrily out of sight. The end.
This sweet book is all about learning library manners. Skoob, the elf, has finished his work with the shoemaker and his wife and now has a new job in the library. His dream is to win the Golden Shelf Elf Award.
Why I Like This Book:
Mostly I like this book because of the drawings. I think Rebecca is VERY talented. But I also like the way Jackie Mims Hopkins turned a potentially dull subject into a magical adventure. It’s the perfect way to remind young kids the importance of treating books with care and respect.
1. Scholastic has a lesson plan and a cute bookmark printable.
2. You can see the whole book in this video!
4. Grab this free colouring page and bookmark from Staying Cool in the Library.
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