Cinderella by Charles Perrault

No critic rating

Waiting for minimum critic reviews

See 9 Critic Reviews

unrated

Synopsis

Translated by Anthea Bell, this Perrault's classic tale is still timeless today. Sweet, beautiful Cinderella, cruelly mistreated by her evil stepmother and stepsisters, is helped by her magical fairy godmother, who turns Cinderella's rags into a sumptuous ball gown and sends her off to win the heart of a handsome prince.
 

About Charles Perrault

See more books from this Author
Charles Perrault is the author of the 1697 classic"" Stories or Tales from Times Past,"" which had the added title on the frontispiece, ""Tales of Mother Goose,"" Loek Koopmans was born in the Netherlands and studied at the academy of the fine arts in Arnhem. He illustrates picture books, writes stories, and is a painter, and in 1993 and 1996 he won the the Dutch Award for best illustrated book."" In addition, his work has been featured in the catalog of the Bologna book fair. He is the author and illustrator of several children's books and currently lives with his wife in Zwolle.
 
Published March 1, 1999 by NorthSouth. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference. Fiction

Unrated Critic Reviews for Cinderella

Kirkus Reviews

See more reviews from this publication

While children will enjoy McClintock’s tiny liberties with Perrault’s narrative (Cinderella’s godmother transforms the pumpkin with the magic words “FOOMUS BALOOMUS!”), they will be most apt to pore over the pictures, locating Cinderella’s cat in the domestic scenes, noting the stepsisters’ over-...

| Read Full Review of Cinderella

Publishers Weekly

See more reviews from this publication

Elegant paintings of a cavernous castle and an enchanted countryside distinguish this retelling of the transformed maiden. Ages 5-8. (May)

May 13 2002 | Read Full Review of Cinderella

Publishers Weekly

See more reviews from this publication

After the stepsisters depart for the royal ball, Cinderella's fairy godmother appears, draped in seafoam-green ruffles and lighting the dusk-blue evening with a radiant glass orb on a slender stick.

Oct 31 2005 | Read Full Review of Cinderella

Publishers Weekly

See more reviews from this publication

Gr 2-4-In this retelling of the classic tale, the sweet and put-upon Cenicienta takes care of the house, her stepsisters, and preparations for the prince's ball.

| Read Full Review of Cinderella

Publishers Weekly

See more reviews from this publication

Elegant paintings of a cavernous castle and an enchanted countryside distinguish this retelling of the transformed maiden.

| Read Full Review of Cinderella

Publishers Weekly

See more reviews from this publication

Nearly two decades after its original publication, Susan Jeffers's detailed pen-and-ink and dye illustrations once again grace Charles Perrault's Cinderella (1985), retold by Amy Ehrlich.

| Read Full Review of Cinderella

Los Angeles Review of Books

This week, LARB's YAC Lit publishes the first installment of Fairy Tales Revisited, a close look at a classic fairy tale, then and now.

Jul 09 2012 | Read Full Review of Cinderella

Project MUSE

Use the Browse box to browse a selection of books and journals.

| Read Full Review of Cinderella

Project MUSE

"A Javanese Cinderella Tale and Its Pedogogical Valve" (1976), by James Danandjaja, shows how a particular version reflects both Javanese value and world view, and "A Cinderella Variant in the Context of a Muslim Women's Ritual" (1980) by Margaret A.

| Read Full Review of Cinderella

Reader Rating for Cinderella
90%

An aggregated and normalized score based on 5 user ratings from iDreamBooks & iTunes


Rate this book!

Add Review