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Cendrillon:  A Caribbean Cinderella, San Souci, Robert D.; Pinkney, Brian (llustrator)I
Author Name:    San Souci, Robert D.; Pinkney, Brian (llustrator)I

Title:   Cendrillon: A Caribbean Cinderella

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   Very Good++

Jacket Condition:   fine Jacket

Edition:   First Edition, First Printing

Publisher:   New York Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 1998

ISBN Number:   068980668x / 9780689806681

Seller ID:   12291

Stated first edition. Previous owner's small sticker on ffep and a faint trace of a small crease on ffep, otherwise as new. As a Caribbean fairy godmother sets the record straight on what "really" happened in the famous tale, her spirited telling provides a fresh twist on this beloved classic. Full color.

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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.



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