Dinorella by Pamela Duncan Edwards
A Prehistoric Fairytale

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This dreamy, alliterative and different Cinderella story will have readers doubling over with delight. Dinorella is dying to go to the dance, but her dreadful stepsisters, Doris and Dora, declare she's too dowdy and dull. Dinorella is stuck in the den--until Fairy-dactyl arrives and bedecks Dinorella with some dazzling diamonds, allowing her to depart for the dance. Full color.
 

About Pamela Duncan Edwards

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Pamela Duncan Edwards is the author of numerous popular picture books, including "Livingstone Mouse; Roar! A Noisy Counting Book; Some Smug Slug; The Worrywarts; Clara Caterpillar; Wake-Up Kisses; Rosie's Roses; The Leprechaun's Gold;" and "Gigi and Lulu's Gigantic Fight, " all illustrated by Henry Cole; as well as "Dear Tooth Fairy", illustrated by Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick; "McGillycuddy Could!", illustrated by Sue Porter; and "The Neat Line, " illustrated by Diana Cain Bluthenthal. She lives in Virginia. Henry Cole is the celebrated illustrator of many books f Henry Cole is the celebrated illustrator of many books for children, including the Bad Boys series by Margie Palatinor children, including the Bad Boys series by Margie Palatini, and is also the author and illustrator of the novel "A Nei, and is also the author and illustrator of the novel "A Nest for Celeste". st for Celeste".
 
Published January 1, 1900 by Disney-Hyperion. 32 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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A one-note Cinderella--composed in the key of D--from Edwards, a devotee of alliteration (Some Smug Slug, also illustrated by Cole, 1996, etc.) who spins a dervish of D-words featuring dinosaurs in this fractured fairy tale and starring Dinorella and her stepsisters, Doris and Dora.

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Dora and Doris were dreadful to Dinorella."" Her lot improves at a party hosted by Duke Dudley, ""the most dashing dinosaur in the dunes."" Bedecked with diamonds and a prom gown by ""Fairydactyl,"" Dinorella arrives to find her herbivorean Prince Charming being attacked by a carnivorous deinonyc...

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