Cinderella (as If You Didn't Already Know the Story)

Cinderella (as If You Didn't Already Know the Story)

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In this updated version of the Cinderella story, Cinderella writes letters to her dead mother apologizing for not being more assertive, which she remedies soon after marrying the prince. Readers will delight in following Cinderella through all the usual happenings, presented in a most unusual way. And they'll finally see what becomes of her after she marries the prince. So maybe you should hear the story one last time. Because it's actually way different than you might have thought. Kids who have outgrown picture books and are ready for something longer - but still love illustrated texts - will gravitate toward this Cinderella. Black-and-white silhouettes of everything from the ugly stepsisters to Cinderella's slipper (actual size) are intermingled with Cinderella's letters to her recently deceased mother in this totally original package, written and illustrated by an exciting newcomer to children's books.
Publisher: New York : Schwartz & Wade Books, [2006], ©2006
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780375936203
Branch Call Number: 398.2 En
Description: 109 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm


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May 25, 2017

This was a very nice book, although I didn't notice any differences between this one and the original Cinderella story! It was not "actually way different than you might have thought". It was a fun, short read, but I am a little bit disappointed.
If you want a better fractured Cinderella-story, try "If The Shoe Fits" by Sarah Mlynowski, "Ella Enchanted" by Gail Carson Levine, "Disenchanted: The Trails of Cinderella" by Megan Morrison, or "Just Ella" by Margaret Peterson Haddix.

Jun 01, 2015

This is very easy read, but not one for babies! I would encourage all girls to read this because it shows that life is unfair in many ways but still good.

Mar 14, 2012

An easy read, even though has many twists sticks to the orginal Cinderella story line.


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Dec 30, 2017

indigo_cat_686 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 8 and 9

Jun 01, 2015

Avengers_Justice thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 8 and 13

VeganGreen Jan 15, 2010

VeganGreen thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 13


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