The Shoemaker's Boy
Published: 2001 by Hodder Children's Books
Level: Primary Years (3-5)
Working alone in his father's famous shoemaker's shop, Jem finds he has lots of visitors. Firstly, three strange green children ask him for a set of silver keys. Then a black knight comes requesting a fine pair of boots - and the keys. The third visitor proves the strangest and most magical of all.