It is a knotty and terrible problem we parents have all struggled with: What shoes should we wear while reading bedtime stories to our children? I hope these suggestions will help other parents with this oft-experienced dilemma. I am here for you.
For the lovely Newbery-Medal-winning The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate, wear these:
“Banana” by Kobi Levi, $1400.
For The Secret Garden by Francis Hodgson Burnett, wear these:
Dolce & Gabbana Fall-Winter 2014 Mosaic Collection, not yet available, BUT YOU MUST GET THEM IN ORDER TO HAVE HAPPINESS.
For Kakapo Rescue: Saving the World’s Strangest Parrot by Sy Montgomery and Nic Bishop, wear these:
Rupert Sanderson “Birdie” high heel pump, £625.00 (that’s $944.50 in American).
For The Ugly Duckling by Hans Christian Anderson, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney, wear these:
(Oops, spoiler alert!) Kobi Levi “Swan,” $1680.
For The English Roses: Friends for Life by Madonna, wear these:
Kobi Levi “Blond Ambition,” $3080 (In all seriousness, don’t read this book to your children. You should get the shoes, though.)
For Skating Shoes by Noel Streatfeild, wear these:
DSQUARED “Skate Moss” ankle boot, $913 (half-price!).
For the spectacular Al Capone Shines My Shoes by Gennifer Choldenko, wear these:
Gio Diev Milo I, price unavailable (meaning I couldn’t find it in Google).
For Percy Jackson and the Olympians by Rick Riordan, wear these:
Jeremy Scott Swarovski-studded (Glitz! Glamour! Elegance! Style! Luxury! Best SNL skit in years!) Adidas J-Wing, $3690.
For the My Car Board Book by Byron Barton, wear these:
Prada Jewel-Toe Flame Sandal, $652 (over 50% off!).
For the delightful poetry book Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich by Adam Rex, wear these:
Iron Fist Zombie Stomper Women’s Heel, $39.99. You’re welcome.