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Midnight: A Cinderella Alphabet
Journey with Millicent and Matthew as their grandmother shares many exciting versions of Cinderella with them. Using a word for each letter of the alphabet, the author introduces twenty-one Cinderella stories from eighteen cultures. This book takes a holistic look at the elements of Cinderella stories told around the world that will delight readers of all ages.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published July 1st 1997 by Shens Books
(first published January 1997)
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The story begins with a grandmother exuberantly retelling the Cinderella story for her grandchildren as they pipe in during their favorite parts. Grandma then offers to share bits from all different versions of Cinderella that they weren’t familiar with. As suggest by the title, this is done alphabetically, and the author gives readers a content page so they can know which page came from which country’s Cinderella story. Playing off a traditional telling of the well-known fairy tale Cinderella, ...more