Low Price Guarantee
We Take School POs
Cendrillon: A Caribbean Cinderella
Contributor(s): San Souci, Robert D. (Author), Pinkney, Brian (Illustrator)

View larger image

ISBN: 068980668X     ISBN-13: 9780689806681
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Retail: $19.99OUR PRICE: $14.59  
  Buy 25 or more:OUR PRICE: $13.39   Save More!
  Buy 100 or more:OUR PRICE: $12.79   Save More!


  WE WILL NOT BE UNDERSOLD!   Click here for our guarantee

Binding Type: Hardcover - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: September 1998
Qty:

Annotation: 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. Author/illustrator tour.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Fairy Tales & Folklore - Country & Ethnic - General
- Juvenile Fiction | People & Places - United States - African-american
- Juvenile Fiction | Legends, Myths, Fables - Caribbean & Latin American
Dewey: 398.2
LCCN: 96053142
Age Level: 7-10
Grade Level: 2-5
Lexile Measure: 670 AD (Adult Directed Text)
Physical Information: 0.42" H x 10.04" W x 10.68" (1.09 lbs) 40 pages
Themes:
- Cultural Region - Caribbean & West Indies
- Ethnic Orientation - African American
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Awards: Georgia Children's Book Award, Nominee, Picture Storybook, 2000
North Carolina Children's Book Award, Nominee, Junior Book, 2000
Americas Award for Children & Young Adult Literature, Honor Book, Grades K-4, 1998
Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 07/13/1998 pg. 76
School Library Journal 09/01/1998 pg. 198
Booklist 10/15/1998 pg. 417
Booklist Ed Choice Youth 01/01/1999 pg. 785
Kirkus Review - Children 07/15/1998 pg. 1041
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/1998 pg. 97 - Superior,Well Above Average
New York Times 04/11/1999 pg. 32
ALA Notable Children's Books 01/01/1999 pg. 1302
Multicultural Review 09/01/2002 pg. 29
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/1999 pg. 97 - Superior,Well Above Average
School Library Journal 08/01/1999
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 28005
Reading Level: 3.7   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
 
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
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.


Contributor Bio(s): Pinkney, Brian: - Brian Pinkney has illustrated numerous acclaimed books for children, including Martin Rising; In Your Hands; On the Ball; The Faithful Friend; Duke Ellington; and In the Time of the Drums. His many awards include two Caldecott Honors, a Coretta Scott King Illustration Award, four Coretta Scott King Illustration Honors, and the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award. Brian lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife and frequent collaborator, Andrea Davis Pinkney. Visit him at BrianPinkney.net.San Souci, Robert D.: - Robert D. San Souci is the critically acclaimed author of many popular books for young people. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.
 
Customers who bought this item also bought...

The Korean Cinderella
The Rough-Face Girl - Reissue Edition
Adelita: A Mexican Cinderella Story - Reprint Edition
Cinderella or the Little Glass Slipper - 2 Edition
Bigfoot Cinderrrrrella
Stone Soup: An Old Tale
Me... Jane
Bone Button Borscht - Reprint Edition
 
Customer ReviewsSubmit your own review
 
To tell a friend about this book, you must Sign In First!