Cendrillon: A Caribbean Cinderella

Cendrillon: A Caribbean Cinderella

by Robert D. San Souci, Brian Pinkney, J. Brian Pinkney
     
 

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You may think you know this story I am going to tell you, but you have not heard it for true. I was there. So I will tell you the truth of it. Here. Now.

Overview

You may think you know this story I am going to tell you, but you have not heard it for true. I was there. So I will tell you the truth of it. Here. Now.

Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly
Of this retelling of the Cinderella tale, set on the Caribbean, PW said, "The lyrical cadences of the text spattered with French and Creole words combine with the sensuous paintings to bring the tropics to life." Ages 5-10. (Jan.) Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780689848889
Publisher:
Aladdin
Publication date:
01/01/2002
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
40
Sales rank:
142,518
Product dimensions:
9.60(w) x 10.30(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile:
AD540L (what's this?)
Age Range:
5 - 10 Years

Meet the Author

Brian Pinkney is one of the most celebrated talents in children's publishing. In his career he has won two Caldecott Honors, a Coretta Scott King medal, a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, and three Coretta Scott King Honors. For Simon & Schuster he illustrated The Faithful Friend, which won the Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King Honor, Sukey and the Mermaid, which won the Coretta Scott King Honor, and The Adventures of Sparrowboy, which won the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award. He lives with his wife and two children in Brooklyn, New York — which is where this story takes place.

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