Cinderella by Marcia Brown

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Bibliographic Information: Brown, Marcia. Cinderella. Illus. Marcia Brown. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Division. 2001. Print.

Summary: This is a story about a young girl whose father’s passes away. She is left in the care of her evil step mother who makes her a slave. One day she decides to go out to the ball. Her fairy godmother dresses her nicely and provides her transportation with a horse and carriage. There is one condition, she must be back by midnight because her wonderful clothes will be back to her every day rags she wears. When the clock strikes midnight, she runs off leaving her glass slipper. The Prince decides to search for her. He eventually finds her and they live “happily ever after.”

Possible Website:

This website includes games based on the fairy tale Cinderella.

Themes and Thematic Unit Ideas: Family, Fairy Tales

Literary Elements: Plot, Setting, Characters

This is traditional literature because we do not know who the original author of this book is and the setting is from a long time ago.

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