The Jeweller’s Apprentice



“The Jeweller’s Apprentice,” illustrated by Axel Scheffler, is a heartwarming tale of a chicken’s apprenticeship in a jewellery shop, leading to unexpected adventures, a royal mystery, and valuable lessons in friendship and honesty. This enchanting book for young children is richly illustrated, offering a timeless message through a modern fable.

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Number of pages: 48

Published: 07 March 2024

SKU: 9781529043822 Categories: , ,


Introducing “The Jeweller’s Apprentice,” a captivating tale that weaves the magic of friendship, the importance of honesty, and the value of working together into a beautifully illustrated animal fairy tale. Crafted by the renowned Axel Scheffler, whose artistic genius brought “The Gruffalo” to life, this book is a treasure trove of whimsy and wisdom, destined to enchant young readers and their families alike.

Set in a world where animals talk and the extraordinary unfolds in the most ordinary places, the story follows a shy little chicken who steps into a new life as Mr. Peacock’s apprentice in a quaint jewellery shop. Little does anyone know, this simple act of hiring will lead to a series of events that include a royal visit from the majestic Lion Prince, a baffling robbery that shakes their peaceful life, and a miraculous discovery that changes everything.

“The Jeweller’s Apprentice” is more than just a story; it is a journey into a world where courage can be found in the smallest of hearts, and where learning from one’s mistakes is the greatest treasure of all. Axel Scheffler’s full-colour illustrations bring this modern fable to life, enveloping readers in a world both enchanting and insightful. This heartwarming tale promises to be a cherished addition to any child’s bookshelf, offering a timeless message wrapped in the beauty of art.

Perfect for young children and the young at heart, “The Jeweller’s Apprentice” is a testament to the power of storytelling. It invites readers to dive into its pages, discover the beauty of its illustrations, and find themselves lost in a story that celebrates the best of what it means to be friends, to be honest, and to work together towards a common goal. Join Mr. Peacock, the shy little chicken, and a cast of unforgettable characters in an adventure that sparkles with the magic of discovery and the shine of newly learned lessons.

Additional information

Weight 439 g
Dimensions 28.7 × 23.6 × 1.1 cm