In a small town of Germany there was once the largest and most fascinating toy shop that has ever existed. Among the endless toys on display, there was a beautiful teddy bear that a girl longed to have. But she was extremely poor and had no possibility of ever being able to buy it.
Elena Horas San Martin is a Spanish writer and translator who has lived in the UK for more than twenty years. She is the author of many books and short stories for children, such as The Vagabond Cat, The Teddy Bear, Five Letters and a Number which was short-listed in the Lichfield and District Writers’ Short Story Competition and Peter the Shoemaker which has been long-listed in the Fish Short Story Prize 2013/2014. She has also written Jesus’ Parables Interpreted, an informative and reflective book, and Learning Spanish, a book which teaches Spanish to secondary school children.