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In Aurora in the Dawn
A deformed creche-worker stoically bears taunting from the younger fairies but when another misfit baby arrives, she refuses to stand aside as he suffers.
<hr style="color: rgb(203, 188, 0);"/> <h3>Overview</h3> <img src="https://margaretmcgaffeyfisk.com//wp-content/35$UE/2011/07/aitd.jpg" alt="Aurora in the Dawn" title="Aurora in the Dawn" width="192" height="240" class="alignleft size-full wp-image-1995" />Appearing in <em>Aurora in the Dawn</em>, an anthology from Aurora Wolf, <strong>When the Shoe Won't Fit</strong> tells the tale of a young fairy who is teased by the others for her large feet and clumsy size, but it's not until a human baby is added to her charges that she starts to wonder if her differences are more than just flaws. In helping an innocent babe, a whole new world is opened to her.
Just because it’s always been that way doesn’t make it right.
Join Tiptoe as she discovers the truth about her life.
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Tiptoe pushed the cradle, her stiff overalls rustling with the movement. Her large, flat foot almost crushed the delicate vines making up the cradle’s form. “Hush, little one. I’m here.”
<hr style="color: rgb(203, 188, 0);"/> <blockquote><a name="reviews"></a> <h3>Reviews that Mention When the Shoe Won't Fit Specifically</h3>
By Yvensong on Goodreads: “…When the Shoe Won’t Fit — 4 Stars …”
Reviews of the Anthology
By gveest on Barnes & Noble “In this first Aurora Wolf anthology, the editor has done a superb job selecting stories which excite and stir the senses…”
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