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Cinderella: A Little Golden Book (Disney Classic #6)

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The most beloved princess movie of all time—Disney's Cinderella—is retold in the classic Little Golden Book format. It's perfect for Disney Princess fans ages 2-5, and available just in time for the movie's Diamond Edition DVD and Blu-ray release in fall 2012.
Hardcover, Little Golden Book, 24 pages
Published August 23rd 2005 by Random House Children's Books (first published September 12th 1974)
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Ahmad Sharabiani
Cinderella (Little Golden Book), Walt Disney Company
Olin Ugo
Dec 15, 2010 Olin Ugo rated it it was amazing
I love this book so much! This book really made me feel like a princess!!!!
Geo MaHa
حلم كل فتاة ان تصبح سندريلا يأتيها فارس احلامها ^^
قصة جميلة اُحِبُهَا ^^
Aaron_ebert
Mar 18, 2014 Aaron_ebert rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: young girls
Recommended to Aaron_ebert by: my mom
Cinderella is a book written by the Walt Disney Company about a young lady repressed by her stepmother and stepsisters. Throughout the story, her stepmother kept her from having a life similar to the other girls her age.

Cinderella, the main character, is made to do not only her own work, but the work of her stepsisters, Anastasia and Drizilla. Their mother favors the two sisters over her stepdaughter and gives them all they desire. The fairy godmother is a sweet looking older lady who comes to
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Melissa Gross
First of all, do you have any idea how many people have the same size foot? Billions. Trying to find your true love based on her foot size is just preposterous. Although, as a kid, I thought his was a great idea! This fairy tale gives new light to fairy tales. It allows young girls to see that no matter where you come from or how bad life is, there is always a bright light waiting for you ahead. This book not only gives the readers something to look forward to because they want Cinderella to hav ...more
Krista Lineweaver
Apr 13, 2012 Krista Lineweaver rated it really liked it
Cinderella, written by the Walt Disney Company, is intended for the primary audience. It is a written folklore that has been interpreted by several different groups of people. It has been basically kept the same about a young girl who's father had married a wicked woman who had stolen all of her father's money after he has passed away. The stepmother and stepsisters do everything to keep her busy and treat her like a maid. Cinderella ends up going to the ball with the prince and becomes the prin ...more
Erin Brockway
Feb 22, 2015 Erin Brockway rated it liked it
I like this classic story of Cinderella. Poor Cinderella has to do all of the chores and watches her step sisters get to everything that she would like to do, such as going to the ball to meet the Prince. Cinderella has to finish all of her chores before she can attend and by the time she gets them finished she has no time to fix her dress to wear. That all changes when her fairy godmother comes and turns her ragged dress into a beautiful gown and her animal friends into horses and a carriage to ...more
RLL52014_KellyMcGushin Mcgushin
A classic tale about a girl named Cinderella. After Cinderella's mother dies her father marries an evil woman who already has two daughters. Things turn pretty ugly when Cinderella's father dies and she becomes a slave. She cleans irons and cooks and does everything for the evil stepmother and the two daughters. Then, the Prince needs to find a suitable bride for himself, so he invites every single girl in the town to a special ball in the castle. However Cinderella has no way of going because h ...more
Connie
Feb 26, 2014 Connie rated it really liked it
Setting, Characters, and Plot: Walt Disney’s version of Cinderella is what most people believe to be the original version of this fairytale. The story’s setting is a far away European Kingdom. There lived Ella (Cinderella), a beautiful, golden-haired, blue-eyed girl who lived with her devoted father who gave her everything her heart desired. Her father was wife-less and felt that Ella needed a mother. So, he married again and chose a wife who had two daughters, Anastasia and Drizella. The father ...more
Lorena Magallanes
This version of Cinderella by Walt Disney's Company is Cinderella in one of its simplest forms. Cinderella is forced to care for her stepsisters and step mother following the death of her parents. The Prince of the kingdom invites all the maidens of the kingdom to his ball, where he will choose a wife. Unfortunately they do not let Cinderella join them, and they destroy her dress. Before the end of the ball, Cinderella's fairy god mother fixed her appearance with a new dress, coach, coachman, fo ...more
Ashley Cochran
Cinderella was a girl who lived in a castle and had a stepmother and two step sisters. They tortured her and made her clean and be their servant. The prince in the town had a ball coming up and she wanted to go but they would not let her. They locked her in her room in the attic and left her. With the help of her animal friends and fairy godmother, she got to go to the ball, but she had to be back by midnight before the stepmom and stepsisters got home. She lost one of her glass slippers on the ...more
Alesha Palmer
Mar 29, 2015 Alesha Palmer rated it it was amazing
A story about a young women that turned into a princes with many turn of events. In her youth, her father married a women with two daughters. She soon realized that these new family members would be the worst thing that would happen to her. Her father died, and she was left to live with her evil stepmother and sisters. She was made to do all of the chores and be basically a salve to her family. She dealt with this for several years but one day mail came inviting everyone to the prices ball. The ...more
Kellie Murphy
Mar 10, 2014 Kellie Murphy rated it really liked it
I chose to read Cinderella because it was a favorite of mine as a kid. It was so interesting to go back and read a classic like this now as an adult. I still think this is a great story for children. It is quite obviously a fairy tale fiction, but it is a great read. It is magical, with the animals and fairy god mother. It is also hopeful, and teaches a lesson that if you don't give up, a bad situation can turn itself around and have a happy ending. I enjoyed reading it again. I think it's nice ...more
Alexandria
Apr 29, 2014 Alexandria rated it it was amazing
This is the timeless story that should be in every teacher's classroom for students to enjoy. It is the story of a girl who has no one in her life except some animals and is poor, forced to do chores all day. She never stops believing in herself though and she continues to wish for a better life. Finally, her dream is granted and she gets to go to the Prince's ball where she falls in love and is eventually married. This story sparks imagination in children's minds and brings them to different wo ...more
Matt Forsythe
Mar 21, 2012 Matt Forsythe rated it liked it
Cinderella is about a woman that has a step-mother and three evil step-sisters. Cinderella is catering as their slave because her step mother doesn't care about her and because she isn't one of her real daughters. She does their laundry, cleans the floor, and does everything a maid would do. One night, Cinderella got tired of doing all these chores and being a slave, that she ran up to her room and started crying her eyes out. Later that night, a little fairy came to Cinderella, and she asked th ...more
Sam Shaneybrook
Mar 22, 2012 Sam Shaneybrook rated it really liked it
Cinderella is a great book for children from nursery and older. Cinderella is a great story that has been passed down from generations to generations. This is the classic Disney version in which a young women is made to do all the chores in the houshold of her step-mom and two step-sisters. While her family is dressed richly, Cinderella is dressed very poorly. On the night of a ball, Cinderella is told to stay home while her step-mom and step-sisters attend. Cinderella has a fairy godmother that ...more
Tahmina Alam
Apr 26, 2013 Tahmina Alam rated it liked it
This is a traditional fairy tale about an orphan girl who lives with her two evil step sisters. They make her do all the chores, speak to her rudely and treat her horribly. One day there's an invitation from the palace for all the females in the land to attend the ball so that the prince can choose a spouse. While the two evil step sisters prepare to go, they do not allow Cinderella to join them. However, a fairy godmother comes to the rescue by providing Cinderella with an outfit, glass slipper ...more
Krista Basilio
Jun 09, 2014 Krista Basilio rated it it was amazing
Cinderella is the much-loved only child of a widowed aristocrat. After deciding that his beloved daughter needs a mother's care, Cinderella's father marries a proud and haughty woman named Lady Tremaine. She too has been married before, and has two daughters from her first marriage, Anastasia and Drizella. Plain and socially awkward, these stepsisters are bitterly envious of the beautiful and charming Cinderella.

The family lives in happiness for several years, until the death of Cinderella's fat
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Rasheada Khan
Sep 05, 2012 Rasheada Khan rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Cinderella is a fairytale. It can be used in the classroom as it teaches about morally right and wrong behaviour. And those who do wrong will eventually get their comeuppance.

The book is about a young girl called Cinderella who lives with her Father, Stepmother and her ugly step sisters. She is made to do all the household chores, whilst her ugly step sisters do nothing to help.
An invitation to the Princes grand party arrives for all the young ladies in the land, as he is looking for a wife. Th
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Rachel Burke
Mar 28, 2013 Rachel Burke rated it really liked it
Cinderella is also a children folklore book. This book is for ages 2 and up. I gave this story 4 stars because it is one of my favorites and an all-around good fairytale for kids. I loved this story, especially as a little girl. It is about a young girl who has lost both her parents and is made to be a servant to her step mother and step sisters. She wants to go to a ball though, so her fairy godmother appears gets her to the ball, and she meets the prince they fall in love. After she flees the ...more
Ashleigh Frankel
Oct 26, 2013 Ashleigh Frankel rated it it was amazing
This book is one of my favorites from my childhood. It revolves around this main character named Cinderella. Cinderella has two evil step sisters and an evil stepmother. They make her life miserable. She is forced to clean the entire house and do all the chores while her stepsisters and stepmother go to parties. One evening, Cinderella is granted with a Fairy Godmother who helps make her wishes come true. Through transforming a pumpkin into a carriage with horses and creating an exquisite dress, ...more
Zavia Currie
Sep 17, 2009 Zavia Currie rated it it was amazing
This is one of my most loved childhood books. I have read this book a lot of times and many different versions. I have read this recently too. This book remains me of my life when I was younger and what I was interested in reading.
This book is about a beautiful girl who lived with her evil stepmother and wicked stepsisters, after her father’s death. She was treated poorly and mentally abused. She did everyone’s chores. There was a grand boll and she wanted to go. But for this to happen she had
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Nikki Smith
In this short story of Cinderella, a story about a nice young daughter whose father passed away leaving her to the care of her evil step mother and her evil step sisters. While she is forced to clean and locked in the house, she meets friends with animals and takes care of the grounds. When news that the Prince is looking for his princess across the land spreads to CInderella's house, the step sisters will do anything to get to royalty, including keeping their step sister away. An adventure awai ...more
Taylor Munson
Sep 10, 2012 Taylor Munson rated it really liked it
Cinderella to me is a lot like Snow White. However, Cinderella is more classy and girly than Snow White is. For starters, Cinderella starts out with an evil step mother and she has two evil step sisters. Cinderella has to cook and clean and never gets to do anything fun. Eventually her fairy god mother shows up and Cinderella is granted with a beautiful dress, a carriage, and she gets to go to the ball but she has to be back before midnight. A lot of movies have come out with a spin or relation ...more
Haley Heinkel
Nov 06, 2011 Haley Heinkel rated it it was amazing
The tale of Cinderella is every girls dream. This book has a great story that anyone would enjoy reading. The story is about a girl whose father died and had to live with her evil stepmother who made her do chores. Her two step sisters were mean as well and make Ella (Cinderella) do all the work. She makes many animal friends and they help her do the work. A fairy godmother comes and grants her wishes she is able to go to the ball but she has to be back before midnight. When the clock strokes tw ...more
Ashley Exford
I chose this traditional tale book because it is my favorite princess book of all time. Even though it might be a kid’s book, I will not be ashamed of reading this book. This traditional tale always interests me because even though Cinderella was treated badly and unfairly by her evil step-mother and sisters, she seemed to overcome all of that and stay positive. I will never get tired of reading the books or the movies.
Elizabeth Westlund
This is the version of Cinderella I most remember from my childhood, as I owned both the Walt Disney version of the book and movie. The illustrations in this version match those presented in the Disney movie. There are pictures depicting various scenes on almost every page, but the text is higher level and in chapter format, making it longer and more complex. The authors of this version added much detail and plot to the original versions. The characters are more developed and I had forgotten abo ...more
Jen Zuvella
Oct 10, 2012 Jen Zuvella rated it really liked it
I absolutely love Cinderella; she will forever be my favorite princess. I could easily read this book over and over again and not get tired of the story. The plot line puts you in a situation where you can understand Cinderella’s difficult life and how she gets through it because of how strong her character is. I would definitely recommend reading this book or even showing the movie to your daughters or younger girls. I know when I was a younger girl, picking a favorite princess was a big deal, ...more
Ashley Lahr
This version of Cinderella was like the one I am used to hearing. The young lady has basically evil/mean step sisters who make her do everything. Her new stepmother isn't the nicest either. Then there is a ball. Her fairy godmother helps her prepare but she must be home by midnight. She loses her glass slipper and this leads the prince to figure out whos slipper it is because he fell in love with this girl
Mamoon Razaq
Jun 05, 2012 Mamoon Razaq rated it really liked it
A classic tale about a girl named Cinderella.

After Cinderella's mother dies her father marries a evil woman who already has two daughters. Things turn even worse when Cinderella's father dies and she becomes a slave. She cleans, irons and cooks and does everything for the evil stepmother and the two daughters.

Then the Prince needs to find a suitable bride for himself, so he invites every single girl in the town a special ball in the castle. However Cinderella has no way of going because firstl
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