Genre: Fairytales Retold Short Story.
Word Count: 8040
When Aschenputtel's mother dies, her father marries a woman with two daughters of her own. They treat her like a servant and she's left to sleep on the hearth amongst the ashes, her only friend a little bird that nests in the hazel tree, which grew at her mother's grave. When the king throws a feast to find his son a bride, Aschenputtel begs to attend. Her family answers her with taunts and impossible tasks. She's determined to complete them so she can attend the feast.
This short story was written by an Australian author using Australian spelling.
|Publisher:||Broken Gate Publishing|
|File size:||497 KB|
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Avril Sabine is an Australian author who lives on acreage in South East Queensland. She writes mostly young adult and children’s speculative fiction, but has been known to dabble in other genres. She has been writing since she was a young child and wanted to be an author the moment she realised someone wrote the books she loved to read. Visit Avril's website to learn more about her and her many books. www.avrilsabine.com