There's No Such Thing As Elves

Publisher: Scholastic

A little boy’s best friend tells him that there’s no such thing as elves, but can she really be right about that? Keen to prove that elves really are real, the boy looks through the kitchen cupboards, the garage, the shed and even the sweet shop where the shopkeeper assures him that they absolutely don’t exist.

Feeling rather sad, the little boy sees his friend again at the school Christmas fair. Going outside to look at the stars, it starts to snow – and something magical happens. In fact, perhaps, if you look very hard for elves in this book, you might see that they were there all along…

This beautifully illustrated rhyming picture book takes a look at the way we might not believe in magic, but proves that it’s there anyway if we look carefully. Katy Halford’s lovely attention to detail includes lots of look at and point out – especially in the sweet shop, which is a sweet lover’s dream come true! – and it’s worth looking at the brilliant detail as you read to find the elves that are hidden in the book.

Everyone keeps telling this little boy that elves don't exist - but can that really be true? This beautifully illustrated rhyming picture book takes a look at the way we might not believe in magic, but proves that it’s there anyway if we look carefully.

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