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Cendrillon: a Creole Cinderella

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Cendrillon: a Creole Cinderella by Robert D.San Souci
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You may think you already know this story about a beautiful servant girl, a cruel stepmother, a magnificent ball, and a lost slipper. But you've never heard it for true. Now you can hear the tale from someone who was there: a poor washerwoman from the island of Martinique. She has just one thing in the world to love, her goddaughter Cendrillon. When she finds Cendrillon heartsick over a rich man's son, at first she doesn't know what to do. But she has sharp wits, a strong will, and the magic wand her mother left her -- and soon she has a plan to give her dear Cendrillon the gift of a love that will change her life. A Caldecott Honor author/illustrator team brings us a unique Cinderalla story, with a remarkable fairy godmother to tell the tale. Adapted from a traditional Creole story, this fresh retelling captures all the age-old romance and magic of Cinderalla, melding it with the vivid beauty of the Caribbean and the musical language of the islands.
Release date NZ
September 1st, 1998
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
illustrations
Imprint
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Dimensions
260x286x11
ISBN-13
9780689806681
Product ID
1680226

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