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Cinderella (Story Reader)

4.18 of 5 stars 4.18  ·  rating details  ·  9,107 ratings  ·  295 reviews
With the help of her fairy godmother, a beautiful young woman mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters attends the palace ball where she meets the prince whom she marries.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published April 1st 2002 by NorthSouth (NY) (first published 1812)
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So beautifuly creepy *-*

Cinderela é desde que me lembro um dos meus contos de fadas favoritos e há muito que queria ler a obra original. Mas esta foi uma leitura ainda mais especial devido a esta edição que é só a coisa mais bonita de sempre!
Está cheia de ilustrações estranhas e lindas que pretendo mostrar em breve em vídeo, provavelmente no vídeo de leituras do mês de Outubro :D

Quero muito ler o A Branca de Neve e o Alice no País das Maravilhas desta coleção! (pode ser que passe a gostar um pou
Huda Aweys
Despite my love for this story, but by the Secretariat to mention it's really bad story .. Make the child wait for a magic solutions and superstition, and waiting for its to change their life one day! alot of this stories Will make a generation of fools and zombies
Short and sweet, but my daughter enjoyed reading it.
O que posso eu dizer deste menino??
Eu adoro a Disney e se tivesse que escolher um favorito há um ano, iria ser uma escolha muito muito difícil, no entanto, este ano, apercebi-me que não seria assim tão difícil.... Apercebi-me que o filme da Disney, série, livro que mais vezes tinha visto e lido, era mesmo a Cinderella.
Vi adaptações em manga, vi o filme da Disney, li recentemente o livro de Julia Quinn em que vai buscar resquícios dessa mesma história para contar outra de forma fantástica e pense
Las hermanastras de Cenicienta no resultaron ser tan malas como Disney me hizo creer.
Thought I'd better read the Perrault version of Cinderella for my Fairy-Tale-Binge-Period... as far as is possible, as I'd struggle with the french. This translation by Anthea Bell (who is famous for translating Asterix and the Nicholas books into english) was pretty good.

I thought her (or Perrault's, I'm not sure) justification for Cinderella not asking her father for help when the evil step gang are making her life a misery was a mistake. He 'would not have believed her, for he was totally un
Y donde quedaron el Hada Madrina, los zapatitos de cristal, los ratones, la carroza con forma de calabaza, etc?
Para los que venimos acostumbrados a las versiones más cercanas de la Disney, estos cambios fueron un golpe no menor ya que veníamos con una organización mental armada y PUM, toda la historia que conocíamos se desmorona.
Otra cosa que me sorprendió es que el padre de Cenicienta no estaba muerto como nos hicieron creer, sino que estaba vivito y coleando. La conclusión que saco de esto es
من از نسل شارل پرو ی فرانسوی تبار قرن هفدهم. از نسل قصه های پریان...شنل قرمزی، زیبای خفته و ... سیندرلا... الای خاکستری. ..سیندر الا.
و فکر می کنم به این که دوازده نیمه شب چهار قرن است که وحشت زاست...
و چهار قرن است که موش های زیر شیروانی در تخیل ما خیاط اند و مهربان!
و چهار قرن است که کفش های بلورین همچنان مد هستند....
و چهار قرن است... ناتنی، فرقی ندارد خواهر باشد یا مادر، دشمن قریب و غریبی است... .
و چهار قرن است که شاهزاده های فقط بر اسب های سپید سوارند.... .
و همه این ها نه فقط یک سال و دو سال
Randie D. Camp, M.S.
I read this classic fairy tales in the Classics of Children’s Literature (6th Edition) by John W. Griffith and Charles H. Frey. Published by Pearson in Upper Saddle River, NJ in 2005.

Cinderella’s mother is not given much thought but her father takes a second wife and soon Cinderella falls victim to the nasty behavior of a stepmother and two stepsisters. They take her belongings and leave her with nothing but the cinders near the chimney. The King holds a ball and while she is forbidden to go, Ci
This is the French version of the classic story of the young girl who is maltreated by her mean stepmother and stepsisters, but the French version. Cinderella received this name from her stepsister since she always liked to sit next to the chimney in the ashes. It was Cinderella that “scoured the pots and scrubbed the stairs.” Cinderella was a beautiful child, but she was unfortunate. One night the prince was having a ball. Cinderella did all she could to help her sisters prepare for the ball. A ...more
Jaclyn Giordano
“Heavens above, how lovely she is!” Cinderella, by Charles Perrault, is a picture book intended for readers in preschool through grade 3. I gave it five stars. Cinderella, named this because she slept in the ashes of the kitchen fire for warmth, is a unknown peasant girl who cooks, cleans, and obeys the orders of her stepmother and two stepsisters. Her magical fairy godmother sends her to the ball of the prince, dressed in magnificent gowns. The prince immediately falls in love with Cinderella ...more
Note: I read this in the Harper Design edition illustrated by Camille Rose Garcia

I had a really hard time deciding what to rate this. Because the story itself was probably worth a 1.5 or 2 stars because I didn't like it that much but the illustrations are definately worth 5 stars. So we'll go for 3 stars. This was not my favourite Cinderella story, I prefere the version by the brothers Grimm much more. It's a lot more darker and in my opinion, also more complex and interesting than this story.
Elisa The-Bookie-Monster
I love this editions with all my heart. The art is beautifully creepy, almost Tim Burton-sequel but more feminine I would say.
One is never too old for fairytales..
kim song ng
Love love love this. Beautiful artwork and illustrations. Camille Rose Garcia did it again! The colours were amazing throughout the entire book.
Yumi Learner
My Twenty Fourth Book in English This Year

A couple of days ago I finished reading, Cinderella in English as my 24th book. I have read the book with Japanese translation when I was a little girl, but I'd never read it in English.

Before reading the book, I thought it is written for little children. so it must be ready for reading. However, when I started reading it, I figured out it was not easy.

I am not good at reading classics novels in English. It was good for me to start reading classic in E
Greta is Erikasbuddy
Cinderella is one of my most favorite fairy tales EVAH!!

Yes... See... I do have a feminine side!!

I love the mice and the horses and the glass slipper and the fairy god mother....

and you know what?

I just read the original and none of that is in there lolz.

Dad is still in the story.
The step-mom does bargain with Cinderella
but it's a game to see if she can pick lentils out of the ash.
Cinderella actually gets birds to do this for her.
And more birds help her out with a dress.

THEN! This is cool....
Ziwei Cheng

This story is mainly about a girl called the Immortal Peduncle, who had lost her mother. A year her later Cinderella’s dad married a new wife, who had her daughters. The two-step sisters were very mean to Cinderella, pushing her to do the dirty works and clean the house. They also took away all her pretty clothes. From this time on the immortal peduncle (Cinderella) started to suffer hardships. One day, the king issued an order to hold a dance party so as to elect a wife. The immortal peduncle
In Charles Perralult’s version of Cinderella, the author tells an Italian version of this classic. The pictures, however, are set in 1920s London. The story-line is very similar to the American version. Cinderella has to move in with her father’s new wife and daughters who treat her as a servant. Cinderella does not tell her father how they treat her because she thinks that he would believe his new wife over her. When the King’s son gave a ball both of the stepsisters made Cinderella help them ...more
Terri Cullen
Name of book: Cinderella
Author: Charles Perrault
Star Rating: ****
Plot Summary:
A classic fairy tale about a young girl named Cinderella who lives with her father and two step sisters. She is treated very unfairly by her two step sisters, they make her do all the house work and are very unkind towards her. When Cinderella is not allowed go to the Ball her fairy Godmother says she shall go but must leave by midnight as the spell will break. Cinderella goes off happily to the ball and meets a young,
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Roberto Innocenti, ospite d'onore della trentesima edizione di le immagini della fantasia*, illustra la classica fiaba di Charles Perrault come fosse ambientata nei Roaring Twenties di F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Magistrale la regia delle tavole: valga come esempio la scena in cui le sorellastre salgono sull'auto che le porterà alla festa, scena inquadrata (letteralmente) dalla finestra della soffita in cui Cenerentola è relegata.

sia detto una volta per tutte, non è vero che i piedi femminili so
Narmeen Hyder

(Yes CAPLOCKS were necessary to show my enthusiastic admiration for this work)
Again, I'll probably give 5 stars to almost anything that has Camille Rose Garcia's name on it. This is another stunning edition!
Cole Hoffman
This story starts off with the mother of Cinderella on her death bed. She tells Cinderella to always be good and pious and that she will always be looking after her. The next morning the mother dies and Cinderella spends as much time at her mothers grave as possible mourning over her loss. Her father however seems to get over the death of his wife quickly and remarries the following spring. Cinderella is then left with two cruel step sisters and a dreadful step mother. They make her work in the ...more
Alec Porter
This version of Cinderella by Charles Perrault would be a fantastic book to read as a read aloud in a 5th grade classroom. While the language may be construed as a bit complex, this offers teachers an opportunity to help students expand their vocabulary. For instance, the word "garret" is used to describe where cinderella slept. A garret is basically a small attic. The book provides very beautiful and detailed illustrations to go along with the story so that children can have a visual representa ...more
Lacey Ellison

This electronic modern fantasy is about a girl named Cinderella whose mother had died. Her father remarried to an awful woman with two daughters. Cinderella’s stepfamily treated her like a servant. When Cinderella’s father returned from a trip, he gave her a sprig of hazel, which she planted by her mother’s grave in a garden. When the tree grew, a bird made a nest in the tree and began to look after Cinderella. Later, the king announced that there would be a feast to find his son a wi
This Cinderella story is from England but has the same story line as the Walt Disney Classic. The illustrations are beautiful and the word choice is phenomal. I would recommend this book to all readers. Thanks for taking the time to read my review.
Ahmad Sharabiani
Cinderella, Charles Perrault
عنوان: سیندرلا؛ نویسنده: شارل پرو؛ مترجم: محبوبه جعفری؛ نقاشی و تصویرگر: علی هوشنگی؛ قم، کرانه عشق؛ 1393؛ در 12 ص، مصور رنگی، ذاستانهای تخیلی و افسانه ها برای گروه سنی ب؛ شابک: 9786006907499؛
Laura V.
Cenicienta... Nunca me gustó su historia. El cuento.. menos.
Pero, me sorprendieron un par de cosas, tipo que no haya tal hada madrina, ni un carruaje calabaza, ni ratones ayudantes... Solo palomas sanguinarias, D:
Me siguen causando gracia los príncipes, no le hacen asco a ninguna y por si fuera poco, ni nota si hay un charco de sangre detrás de tus pies.
Cenicienta, al final, fue muy, Hasta la vista, bitches!. Ha, es un juego de palabras, entienden? :D
Me hizo mal tanta maldad(?)
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Charles Perrault was a French author who laid foundations for a new literary genre, the fairy tale, and whose best known tales, offered as if they were pre-existing folk tales, include: Little Red Riding Hood, Sleeping Beauty, Puss in Boots, Cinderella, Bluebeard, Hop o' My Thumb), Diamonds and Toads, Patient Griselda, The Ridiculous Wishes...

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