When a Cobbler Ruled a King

When a Cobbler Ruled a King

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"[...]tells the people that the king and queen are starving them just for the pastime of hearing them howl for bread, -that they like that kind of music!" "It is not true! It is not true!" repeated the Dauphin with tears in his eyes. "Oh, if you could only see my father, you would not think so!" Then, glancing over his shoulder he exclaimed gladly, "Why, here he is now!" Jean made a movement to put down Yvonne and take to his heels, but the Dauphin begged him to stay. They all stood silent, watching the approach of a large, stout man who walked slowly with his hands clasped behind him. His face was gentle, thoughtful and kindly. Across his coat were stretched the ribbons of several royal orders. "Father!" called the Dauphin when the King drew near enough. "These are my little new friends, Yvonne and Jean. Won't you speak to them?" The King[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507537077
  • 9781507537077