Francis the donkey is the best shoemaker in the village.
He uses the finest coconut wood for the soles and wild tiger grass forthe uppers.
Best of all, he embroiders the shoes with colorful designs and patterns.
One day he receives a very special order - Miss Manatee, calypso queen and Francis's own personal hero, needs a new pair of shoes.
But he's all out of tigergrass! To make these shoes, Francis must journey deep into the jungle ... which means leaving his village forthe firsttime. From startalent Sara Varan (Robot Dreams) comes a new favourite.
New Shoes introduces young readers to variety of animals to teach a valuable lesson on embracing other people's differences.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 208 pages, Full colour illustrations
- Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
- Publication Date: 20/03/2018
- Category: Comic strip fiction / graphic novels
- ISBN: 9781596439207