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One day, a cobbler lends the artist a pair of sandals to wear while he mends Roberto's shoes. The cobbler then whispers: "There are some who say that if you wear another man's shoes, you will see the world with his eyes ...
One day, a cobbler lends the artist a pair of sandals to wear while he mends Roberto's shoes. The cobbler then whispers: "There are some who say that if you wear another man's shoes, you will see the world with his eyes and feel it with his heart." When Roberto returns to his village, he suddenly perceives the splendor in everyday life and begins to paint with inspiration.
Illustrations reminiscent of works from the Renaissance complement this story that reminds us all of our own inner greatness.
A native of Glasgow, Scotland, Kathleen T. Pelley grew up listening to fairytales and developed an affinity for storytelling at an early age. She has authored numerous children's books and contributed stories to such publications as Hopscotch and Cricket. A member of the Authors Guild and the Colorado Authors' League, Pelley received a BA in history from Edinburgh University. She lives in Greenwood Village, Colorado.
Award-winning illustrator Lois Sprague has provided artwork for children's books and such publications as Christianity Today and Decision Magazine. She also performs live art on stage, which allows the audience to watch an image come to life. Sprague holds degrees in fine art and graphic art from the American Academy of Art in Chicago. Her work is displayed in galleries and exhibitions around the country. A member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, Sprague lives in Colorado with her husband and five children-and the occasional bear.