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Contributor(s): Brown, Marcia (Author), Brown, Marcia (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0689814747     ISBN-13: 9780689814747
Publisher: Aladdin Paperbacks
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: April 1997

Annotation: "The pages sparkle with exquisite artwork and lovely colors". -- The New Yorker

"A perfect picture book. The text...(has) a pertness, a kind of sauciness, that refreshes and at the same time reflects its French origin". -- Saturday Review

"This favorite of all fairy tales has been given a lively retelling, made truly magical by some of the most exquisite pictures you ever saw". -- Chicago Sunday Tribune

Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Fairy Tales & Folklore - Country & Ethnic - General
- Juvenile Fiction | Classics
- Juvenile Fiction | Love & Romance
Dewey: 398.210
LCCN: LC 54012897
Age Level: 4-8
Grade Level: Preschool-3
Lexile Measure: 840 AD (Adult Directed Text)
Physical Information: 0.2" H x 7.6" W x 9.8" (0.30 lbs) 32 pages
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Awards: Caldecott Medal, Winner, Picture Book, 1955
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 28787
Reading Level: 5.1   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
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Publisher Description:
A magical adaptation Charles Perrault's French classic that has been translated and illustrated by Marcia Brown, earning her the Caldecott Medal as well as the love of children everywhere.

Even in rags, Cinderella is a hundred times more beautiful than her cruel stepsisters. And how she wishes to go to the prince's ball But her sisters delight in telling her that people would only laugh at her at the palace. Fortunately, Cinderella is blessed with a fairy godmother who can turn pumpkins into golden coaches, lizards into footmen, and rags into riches. At the ball, Cinderella will have the most thrilling night of her life--until the stroke of midnight

Contributor Bio(s): Brown, Marcia: - Marcia Brown, one of the most honored illustrators in children's literature, is a three-time Caldecott Medalist and six-time Caldecott Honor illustrator, as well as winner of the Children's Literature Legacy Award (formerly known as the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award) for the body of her work. She lives in Laguna Hills, California.
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