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Cinders

3.60  ·  Rating details ·  5 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Cinders is a horse-wise little man who has many adventures. He achieves fame through his skill with animals. In the royal stables he cures Flash, the King's favorite, and rides him across country on a thrilling mission to save
the Prince.
The scenes in the stables, with the King's cook, the old Herb Woman in the wood, the dangerous ride with his message, the development of f
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Hardcover, 133 pages
Published 1969 by David McKay Company, Inc. (first published 1939)
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Dorothy Mahoney
An old fashioned fairy tale that begins with Cinderella's coachman scurrying away and the fairy godmother forgetting to turn him back into a mouse. A small gray man who likes cheese, Cinders finds work in the stable and has adventures with the king's horse. He has no solid recollection of
the Cinderella story but experiences dream flashes. The illustrations show him with a gnome-like face. Interesting chapter headings.
Melissa Bee
Actually this story picks up right after the clock struck midnight and the magic Cinderella's Fairy Godmother used faded away.

I discovered this story as a teenager and absolutely fell in love with the romance of it all.
Abby
Dec 23, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is a children's story, a quick read, and cute. At times the wording was difficult to understand but that may just be me adapting to when it was written. This was recommended to me from a co-worker and she lent me her copy. I'm glad I read it. It left me with a smile on my face. A Happy Ending!
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