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Cinderella Variants


This list contains various forms of the age-old tale of Cinderella.






De la Paz, Myrna
J398.2 DELAP

In this version of Cinderella, set in the Philippines, Abadeha endures abuse by her stepmother before being helped by the Spirit of the Forest and becoming the bride of the island chieftan's son.
De Poala, Tomie
J398.2 DEPAO

After the death of her mother and father, Adelita is badly mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters until she finds her own true love at a grand fiesta.
Coburn, Jewell Reinhart
J398.209596 COBUR

A Cambodian version of Cinderella in which a poor girl marries a prince, is killed by her jealous stepfamily, and then, through her virtue, returns to become queen.
Brucker, Meredith Babeaux
J398.20954 BRUCK

When the Prince comes to visit the village during the annual Navaratri Festival, Grandfather Snake makes it possible for Cinduri to go.
Compton, Joanne
J398.21

In this Appalachian variant of the Cinderella tale, old Granny helps Ashpet attend the church picnic where she charms Doc Ellison's son but loses one of her fancy red shoes.
Mayer, Marianna
J398.21 MAYER

A retelling of the old Russian fairy tale in which beautiful Vasilisa uses the help of her doll to escape from the clutches of the witch Baba Yaga, who in turn sets in motion the events which lead to the once ill-treated girl's marrying the tzar.
Johnston, Tony
JE JOHNS

This version of the familiar story in which a mistreated step-child finds happiness with the "man" of her dreams is set in the old-growth forest and features Bigfoot characters.
Greene, Ellin
J398.21 GREENE

With magical gifts from the bull his mother had given him, the son of an Irish king manages to prove his bravery and win a princess as his wife.
Martin, Claire
J398.22 MARTI

Boots saves his father's fields from the ravages of the trolls' wild stallions, and with their help, he rides up the glass mountain and wins the princess's hand.
Ketteman, Helen
JE KETTE

Bubba is bossed around the family ranch by his wicked stepdaddy and mean, nasty stepbrothers--until Miz Lurleen, the purtiest rancher in Texas, rescues him and makes him her cowboy prince.
Collins, Sheila Hebert
J398.2 COLLI

The New Orleans twist on Cinderella tells how Cendrillon, with the help of ses amis (her friends) and fairy la marraine (her fairy godmother), becomes the belle of Rex's ball during Mardi Gras.
San Souci, Robert D.
J398.2 SANSO

The Caribbean version of the Cinderella fairy tale is told from the point of view of the fairy godmother, giving the story a fresh take and a new flavor by the tropical locale, the Creole dialect, and full-color scratchboard-and-oil paintings.
Auch, Mary Jane
JE AUCH

When Chickerella's new stepmother and stepsisters move in, line in the chicken coop takes a turn for the worse.
Mah, Adeline Yen
J MAH

During the Japanese occupation of parts of China, twelve-year-old Ye Xian is thrown out of her father's and stepmother's home, joins a martial arts group, and tries to help her aunt and the Americans in their struggle against the Japanese invaders. Includes historical notes.
Onyefulu, Obi
J398.2 ONYEF

Chinye lives with her cruel stepmother and lazy stepsister, but her life changes for the better when a mysterious old woman in the forest directs her to a magic gourd.
Jackson, Ellen
JE JACKS

Cinder Edna has better things to do than sit in the ashes and feel sorry for herself. Can a girl who prefers loafers to glass slippers live happily ever after?
Holub, Joan
JE HOLUB

Cinderdog's life was purty near perfect at the Gitalong Ranch until his best bud, Cowboy Carl, went and married Cactus Kate. Now Cinder has a brand-spankin'-new stepmother and a Stepcat to boot.
Belle, Trixie
J BOARDBK BELLE

Discover the magic of Cinderella in this petite edition of the classic fairytale, created especially for little readers.
Daniels, Patricia
J398

A mistreated kitchen maid, with the help of her fairy godmother, attends the palace ball on the condition that she leave before midnight.
Evans, C.S.
J398

A mistreated kitchen maid, with the help of her fairy godmother, attends the palace ball on the condition that she leave before midnight.
J398.2 CINDE

Although mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters, Cinderella meets her prince with the help of her fairy godmother.
Delamare, David
J398.2 DELAM

In her haste to flee the palace before her Fairy Mother's magic loses effect, Cinderella leaves behind a glass slipper. This version of the traditional fairy tale is set in a city of canals and gondolas.
Karlin, Barbara
J398.2 KARLI

In her haste to flee the palace before the fairy godmother's magic loses effect, Cinderella leaves behind a glass slipper.
Sanderson, Ruth
J398.2 SANDE

The story of Cinderella and her magical transformation featuring sumptuous oilpaintings in the style of the Old Masters.
Scott-Mitchell, Clare
J398.2 SCOTT

Cinderella's stepsisters aren't just ugly--they're bulldog-ugly! And yet they've been invited to attend the Prince's fabulous ball.
Wade, Barrie
JER WADE

Although mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters, Cinderella meets her prince with the help of her fairy godmother.
Baxter, Nicola
J398.21 BAXTE

Retells the fairy tale of the mistreated daughter who wins a better like with a prince through the help of her fairy godmother.
Ehrlich, Amy
JE EHRLI

An illustrated version of the story of the girl who went from rags to riches.
Elwell, Peter
J398.21 ELWEL

Retells the fairy tale of the mistreated daughter who wins a better life with a prince through the help of her fairy godmother.
Grimes, Nikki
J398.21 GRIME

With the help of her fairy godmother, a kitchen maid mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters, attends the palace ball where she meets the prince of her dreams.
McClintock, Barbara
J398.21 MCCLI

Although mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters, Cinderella meets her prince with the help of her fairy godmother.
Walt Disney Company
J398.21 CINDE

Wegman, William with Carole Kismaric and Marvin Heiferman
J398.21 WEGMA

When her wicked stepsisters keep Cinderella from attending the ball, she is happily saved by her Fairy Dogmother.
Fink, Joanne
J398.22

First published by Ediciones Hymsa (Spain) as La Cenicienta.
Miller, Alice Duer
J811.54 MILLE

Cinderella retold in verse.
Askew, Amanda
JE ASKEW

A simplified retelling of the traditional tale of the kitchen maid, mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters, who is helped by her fairy godmother to attend the palace ball where she dances with the prince.
Bryant, Megan E.
JE BRYAN

When Strawberry and her friends play make-believe, their imaginations transform them into characters from their favorite fairy tale, "Cinderella."
Eilenberg, Max
JE EILEN

In a wry, conversational tone, this lively retelling of the classic rags-to-riches story sends Cinderella to the ball three times, breathing witty new life into this favorite fairy tale.
Perrault, Charles
JE PERRA

A young girl named Cinderella is mistreated by her stepmother and two stepsisters and, with the encouragement and assistance of her fairy godmother, overcomes a series of obstacles in order to fulfill her destiny.
Thomson, Sarah L.
JE THOMS

Although mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters, Cinderella meets her prince with the help of her fairy godmother.
Lewis, Hara
JER LEWIS

This 32-page easy reader adaption of the classic fairy tale features watercolor illustrations.
Ensor, Barbara
J ENSOR

In this updated version of the Cinderella story, Cinderella writes letters to her dead mother apologizing for not being more assertive, which she remedies soon after marrying the prince.
Boada, Francesc [adapted by]
S J398.2

Striking art gives this classic fairy tale a fresh look that will enchant a new generation of readers. Text in Spanish and English.
Jukes, Mavis
J JUKES

Fourteen-year-old Ashley has her heart set on spending New Year's Eve 1999 at an exclusive country club party with an Almost Boyfriend, but her plan is endangered by her stepmother and two bratty stepsisters.
Shorto, Russell
J398.21

After reading the classic tale of Cinderella, the reader is invited to turn the book upside down and read an updated version told from the "evil" stepsister's vantage point.
Higgins, Nadia
J HIGGI

Can Fiona and Frieda help Cinderella find her fairy godmother before her mean stepsisters discover her? Will they help Cinderella meet the prince -- or will they ruin the fairy tale forever?
Jungman, Ann
JE JUNGM

Cinderella doesn't want to go to the ball with her father and sisters. She would much rather have her own party with the cooks and maids. So she does.
Hillert, Margaret
JER HILLE

Aided by her fairy godmother, Cinderella goes to the ball. Includes reading activities.
Thaler, Mike
JE THALE

In this zany send-up, Cinderella's feet are so big that she's considered a safety hazard and isn't invited to the royal ball. What is a nice girl like her to do?
Grimm, Jacob
J398 CINDE

Perlman, Janet
JE PERLM

The tale of Cinderella shows up in almost all cultures--even Penguin culture. The evil stepsisters envy Cinderella's dainty flippers and fins.
San Souci, Robert D.
J398.2 SANSO

A rhyming retelling of the story of a young woman who finds her prince at a Halloween ball despite the efforts of her wicked stepmother. The main characters are skeletons.
Perle, Ruth Lerner
J398

A rhymed retelling of the classic tale with the addition of Benjy the bunny and Bubbles the cat.
Dundes, Alan
J398.21 CINDE

In addition to the most famous versions of the story (Basile's Pentamerone, Perrault's Cendrillon, and the Grimm's Aschenputtel), this casebook includes articles on other versions of the tale from Russian, English, Chinese, Greek, and French folklore.
Perrault, Charles
J398.21 PERRA

Brown's illustrated translation of Perrault's tale in which Cinderella leaves behind a glass slipper in her haste to flee the palace before the fairy godmother's magic loses effect won the 1955 Caldecott Medal.
Goode, Diane
J398.2 GOODE

In this retelling of the classic fairy tale, an attractive mutt wins the heart of a prince with the help of her canine grandmother.
Perrault, Charles
J398.2 PERRA

In her haste to flee the palace before the fairy godmother's magic loses effect, Cinderella leaves behind a glass slipper. The illustrations set the story in 1920s London.
Perrault, Charles
J398.21 PERRA

With the help of her fairy godmother, a beautiful young woman mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters attends the palace ball where she meets the prince whom she marries.
Kassirer, Sue
JE KASSI

This simple retelling of the classic fairy tale features stunning full-color photos that seem to bring Barbie and her friends to life.
Ray, Jane
J398.2 RAY

Retells, in six dioramas with accompanying text, the tale of Cinderella who, despite being mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters, meets her prince with the help of her fairy godmother.
Roberts, Lynn
J398.2 ROBER

A retelling of the familiar story of a girl who is mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters, but still manages to meet her prince with the help of a fairy godmother.
Gunderson, Jessica
J GUNDE

In this You Choose adventure, Cinderella can be a modern-day girl living in a city, a young man in a medieval fairy tale, or a girl in a futuristic space society--the choice is up to the reader.
Bracken, Beth
J COMICS GRAPHIC GRAPH-SPI

Tells the classic story of Cinderella in graphic novel format. Includes a short glossary, information on the history of the Cinderella story, discussion questions and writing prompts.
Gaydos, Nora
J812 GAYDO

Experience the excitement of acting with fairy tale plays that are just right for beginning readers!
Kilgras, Heidi
JER KILGR

What will happen when the Prince finds one glass slipper? Count with Cinderella from 1 fairy godmother to the clock striking 12 in this Super Early Step into Reading book.
Willard, Nancy
J398.2 WILLA

This elegant version of the Cinderella fairy tale focuses on her famous dress, created by magpies who lead her to her late mother's magical ring.
Werner, Jane
JE WERNE

Meddaugh, Susan
JE MEDDA

Life is full of surprises for the rat who gets turned into a coachman by Cinderella's fairy godmother.
Carey, Lorraine
JE CAREY

So, you think you know the story of Cinderella? Well, you'd better think again because in this hilarious tale, nothing is what it seems. Did you know that Cinderella wasn't actually very nice? And that there were three Ugly stepsisters? And that the youngest sister, Gertie, was absolutely the nicest person you could ever hope to meet? But she'll have to act mean and bad like the rest of her family if she wants to go to the ball. With the help of some favorite fairy-tale characters, can she learn how to fit in with her family in time? -- Amazon.com
Levine, Gail Carson
J398.2 LEVIN

In this humorous retelling of a Perrault tale, a lonely young farm lad uses his unusual inventive ability to pass a nearly impossible test and win the hand of the neighboring princess.
Minters, Frances
J398.21 MINTE

When today's Cinderella wants to find her Prince Charming, she may need the help of a trash can, a copy machine, or even a glass slipper.
Lattimore, Deborah Nourse
JE LATTI

An untidy witch named Hazel discovers that Prince Alarming likes dirt as much as she does.
Ellwand, David
J398.2 ELLWA

With humor and a touch of computer magic, illustrator David Ellwand directs a delightfully expressive cast of flowers in a breathtaking retelling of "Cinderella" sure to enchant lovers of fairy tales and flowers.
Lowell, Susan
J398.2 LOWEL

Cindy Ellen loses one of her diamond spurs at the square dance in this wild western retelling of the classic Cinderella story.
Edwards, Pamela Duncan
JE EDWAR

In this story, loosely based on that of Cinderella but featuring dinosaurs, the Duke falls in love with Dinorella when she rescues him from the dreaded deinonychus at the Dinosaur Dance.
Boelts, Maribeth
JER BOELT

With the help of her fairy dogmother, Dogerella attends Princess Bea's ball where she competes with other dogs to become the princess's royal pet.
Coburn, Jewell Reinhart
J398.20972 COBUR

In this Mexican retelling of the Cinderella story, there is no glass slipper and no fairy godmother. All Domitila has are her innate qualities and talents, resulting in the transformation of Timoteo, her suitor.
Polette, Nancy
PTC J372.6 POLET

Contains classroom activities centered around the Cinderella tales from eight countries: China, Egypt, Korea, Germany, Native American, Africa, Russia, Great Britain.
Levine, Gail Carson
J PAPERBK LEVIN

In this novel based on the story of Cinderella, Ella struggles against the childhood curse that forces her to obey any order given to her.
Hughes, Shirley
JE HUGHE

In this version of the Cinderella tale set in the 1920s, Ella has two men courting her--the handsome Duke of Arc and Buttons the delivery boy.
Daly, Jude
J398.2 DALY

In this unusual version of a folktale favorite, Jude Daly introduces readers to a beautiful young woman named Trembling, her selfish sister Fair and Brown, and the old henwife who changes everything.
Buehner, Caralyn
JE BUEHN

Fanny Agnes is a sturdy farm girl who dreams of marrying a prince, but when her fairy godmother doesn't show up, she decides on a local farmer instead.
Farjeon, Elanor and Herbert
J398 FARJE

Smucker, Ann Egan
J634.11 SMUCK

Based on real events, this is the story of how the Golden Delicious apple came to be. Owners of a nursery in Missouri were looking for the perfect apple. It would be sweet and juicy. In the spring of 1914, they were astonished to taste just that apple.
Knight, Hilary
J398.2 KNIGH

After being mistreated by her stepfamily, a young girl receives help from her fairy godmother so that she can attend the palace ball.
Whipple, Laura
J811.54 WHIPP

Through the rhythms of Whipple's poetry and the sweeping colors and scenes of Beingessner's artwork, Cinderella's magical story is spun anew for audiences of all ages.
Goodwin, Katharine F.
J398.2 GOODW

Twelve ethnic versions of the Cinderella story are summarized and worked into lessons for the middle and upper grades.
Underwood, Deborah
JE UNDER

In this outer space adaptation of the fairy tale in rhyme, Cinderella dreams of becoming a spaceship mechanic.
Karlin, Barbara
J398.2 KARLI

In her haste to flee the palace before the fairy godmother's magic loses effect, Cinderella leaves behind a glass slipper.
Mitchell, Marianne
JE MITCH

Joe does all the chores while his mean stepbothers, Buck, Bart, and Butch Bronco, are determined to sashay Miss Rosalinda up to the preacher.
Coburn, Jewell Reinhart with Tzexa Cherta Lee
J398.2 COBUR

Despite a cruel stepmother's schemes, Jouanah, a young Hmong girl, finds true love and happiness with the aid of her dead mother's spirit and a pair of special sandals.
Han, Oki S. and Stephanie Haboush Plunkett
J398.2 HAN

Although Kongi is treated unfairly by her stepmother and stepsister, she proves she is worthy to become the Prince's bride.
Adams,Edward B. [edited by]
K J398.2

Text in Korean and English.
Schroeder, Alan
J398.2 SCHRO

Long ago in Japan, Lily promises her dying grandmother that she will never remove the lacquered bowl the old woman placed on her head to protect her from those who would take advantage of her beauty.
Cohlene, Terri
J398.2 COHLE

A retelling of the Algonquian Indian legend of how a young girl, badly mistreated by her sisters, becomes the bride of the great hunter known as the Invisible One.
Hayes, Joe [retold by]
S J398.2 HAYES

This Southwestern version of Cinderella is retold with warmth and humor by notable storyteller Joe Hayes.
San Souci, Robert D.
J398.2 SANSO

A Spanish American retelling of the familiar story of a kind girl who is mistreated by her jealous stepmother and stepsisters. In this version, the Virgin Mary replaces the traditional fairy godmother.
Dematons, Charlotte
JE DEMAT

When Hilda goes for a walk, she encounters storybook characters who repeatedly mistake her for Cinderella and try to get her to marry the prince.
Vojtech, Anna and Philemon Sturges
J398.2 VOJTE

A retelling of the Slavic folktale in which the Month Brothers' magic helps Marushka fulfill seemingly impossible tasks which prove the undoing of her greedy stepmother and stepsister.
Perkal, Stephanie
J398.2 PERKA

Using a word for each letter of the alphabet, a grandmother introduces her two grandchildren to the many versions of Cinderella told around the world.
Hooks, William H.
J398.22 HOOKS

After failing to flatter her father as much as her two evil sisters do, Candace is banished from his plantation and only after much time and meeting her Prince Charming, is her father able to appreciate her love.
Steptoe, John
JE STEPT

Mufaro has two beautiful daughters. Nyasha is kind and considerate, but Manyara is selfish and spoiled.
Marsoli, Lisa Ann
JE MARSO

Little Emma is awestruck when Cinderella shows up at her school and tells the girls she's going to throw a party for them at the castle.
Skinner, Daphne
J SKINN

Hear the story of Cinderella, both from her side and the side of her stepmother, Lady Tremaine.
Phumla
J398.22 PHUML

Mistreated by her stepmother, a Zulu girl is helped by a magic fish.
Numeroff, Laura Joffe
JE NUMER

Ponyella's dream of showing Princess Penelope her tricks at the pony championship comes true with the help of her fairy godmare.
Cole, Babette
JE COLE

A fairy grants a small, skinny prince a change in appearance and the chance to go to the Palace Disco.
Huck, Charlotte S.
J398.2 HUCK

A princess in a coat of a thousand furs hides her identity from a king who falls in love with her.
Kroll, Steven
JE KROLL

A lovely variation of Cinderella with a unique twist. Sylvie who lives with her nasty stepmother and stepsisters wants to pick the prettiest bouquet of flowers. She overcomes many hurdles and with the help from some animal friends is crowned queen.
Silverman, Erica
J398.2 SILVE

A Jewish version of the Cinderella story, in which a poor but educated young women captivates her "Prince Charming" a rabbi's son, at a Purim ball.
Faulkner, Keith
JE FAULK

Rexerella is a sweet T. Rex whose two mean sisters order her to clean the floors while they attend Prince Charmosaurus's ball.
Gills-Brown, Vanessa
JE GILLBR

A little girl who wants to be like the fairy godmother in Cinderella makes her dog into a superstar with mixed results.
Valgardson, W.D.
J VALGAR

Twelve-year-old Sarah must leave the Frog Bay wilderness to go to school in the city. She earns the magical protection of a wise raven and makes her way back to the people she loves.
Shaskan, Trisha Speed
JE SHASK

The classic tale of Cinderella is told by the stepmother, who was not really so wicked after all.
Duvall, Shelley
J398.2 SHELL

26 of the most magical fairy tales of all time from the award-winning television series originally produced by Platypus Productions and Gaylord Productions from 1982-1985. Including Cinderella.
Lacson, Tomas
TA J398.2 LACSO

Myers, Bernice
JE MYERS

Sidney Rella becomes a football player with a little help from his fairy godfather.
Murphy, Shirley Rousseau
J MURPH

A medieval sixteen year-old girl who still believes in magic is helped by an old monk and a young goatherd to escape her dismal life reminiscent of Cinderella's.
Sathre, Vivian
J SATHR

Slender Ella, a pig forced into servitude by her stepmother and two horrid stepsisters, goes to the hoedown with the help of her Fairy Hogfather and marries the handsome son of the Goldsnoots of Diamond Snout Hay Ranch.
Schroeder, Alan
J398.21 SCHRO

In this variation set in the Smoky Mountains, Rose loses her glass slipper at a party given by the rich feller on the other side of the creek, who is looking for a wife.
San Souci, Robert D.
J398.2 SANSO

Although she is mocked and mistreated by her two older sisters, a Native American maiden wins a mighty invisible warrior for her husband with her kind and honest heart.
Donaldson, Julia
JER DONAL

When Spinderella and her seven spider siblings want to play soccer, she, along with her Hairy Godmother, must convince the others that numbers are important. Includes facts and activities relating to numbers and soccer.
San Souci, Robert D.
J398.21 SANSO

Drawn from various African-American traditions, a beautiful brown-skinned, black-eyed mermaid saves a poor, unhappy girl.
Takayama, Sandi
JE TAKAY

A boy gets help from a magical friend to compete in a sumo wrestling exhibition in this Hawaiian version of Cinderella.
Nguyen, Thi Nhuan
VI J398.2

Text in Vietnamese and English.
Greaves, Margaret
J398.21 GREAV

Ragged Tattercoats lived in the kitchen of her grandfather's castle. She had hardly any friends and no freedom. Although she loved to dance, she was not allowed to go to the ball. Join her on her adventures with "Tattercoats."
Jacobs, Joseph
J398.21 TATTE

Retells the traditional English tale of how poor, neglected Tattercoats comes to marry the Prince.
Granowsky, Alvin
J398.2 GRANO

Includes the traditional version of a familiar tale about a young girl who meets her prince with the help of her fairy godmother and a retelling from the point of view of one of her stepsisters.
Climo, Shirley
J398.20932 CLIMO

Rhodopis, a Greek slave in ancient Egypt, is given a pair of rose-red slippers by her kindly old master.
Mehta, Lila
J398.22

Strikingly presented in this version is the East Indian fashion of saris, golden anklets, goddess festivals, and Godfather Snake with his magic jewel. Glossary included.
Sierra, Judy
J398.2 SIERR

In this Indonesian version of the Cinderella story, a girl named Damura escapes her cruel stepmother and stepsister and marries a handsome prince with the help of Grandmother Crocodile.
Hickox, Rebecca
J398.209567 HICKO

An Iraqi version of the Cinderella story in which a kind and beautiful girl who is mistreated by her stepmother and stepsister finds a husband with the help of a magic fish.
Lum, Darrell H.Y.
J398.21 LUM

A variation on the Cinderella story, in which a kind-hearted young woman meets her prince with the help of animals she has befriended.
Pirotta, Saviour
J398.2 PIROT

This title in the Once Upon a World series pairs an Egyptian variation of the Cinderella story with a less detailed version of its European counterpart.
Thomas, Joyce Carol
J398.2 THOMA

A variation on the traditional Cinderella story set in a Southern swamp and with a Great Gospel Convention instead of a ball.
Climo, Shirley
J398.2 CLIMO

Becan, a poor boy belittled by his stepmother and stepsisters, rescues a princess in distress after meeting a magical bull.
Climo, Shirley
J398.209519 CLIMO

In this version of Cinderella set in ancient Korea, Pear Blossom, a stepchild, eventually comes to be chosen by the magistrate to be his wife.
Manna, Anthony L.
J398.2 MANNA

In this variation of the Cinderella story set in Greece, a girl mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters manages to captivate the prince with help from Mother nature and her children/
Sierra, Judy
J398.21

Presents versions of the Cinderella story which represent many cultures, geographical areas, and styles. Includes information about the tales, related activities, and resources.
Climo, Shirley
J398.2 CLIMO

A retelling of the traditional Persian tale in which Settareh, neglected and abused by her stepmother and stepsisters, finds her life transformed with the help of a little blue jug.
Ting, Renee
JE TING

Take a peek at the Prince's personal diary as he tells the well-known tale from his point of view.
Martin, Rafe
J398.2 MARTI

In an Algonquin village by the shores of Lake Ontario, many young women have tries to win the affections of the powerful Invisible Being who lives with his sister in a great wigwam near the forest. Then comes Rough-Face Girl...
Dwyer, Mindy
JE DWYER

Loosely based on "Cinderella," this story is set in Alaska, the fairy godmother is an eagle, and the hero, the son of a cannery owner, finds his true love through her Sitka slipper, a heavy rubber boot she left at the Silver Salmon Festival.
Nimmo, Jenny
JE NIMMO

A princess in Ireland leads a life of misery until her foster mother reveals magical powers that change her life forever.
MacDonald, Margaret Mead
J016.398 MACDO (REFERENCE)

Allows access to folktales for children by subject, tale title, geographic or ethnic origin, or tale motif.
San Souci, Robert D.
J398.21 SANSO

A Southern folktale in which kind Blanche, following the instructions of an old witch and gains riches, while her greedy sister makes fun of the old woman and is duly rewarded.
Pollock, Penny
J398.24 POLLO

To a young girl who tends turkeys for a living, an opportunity to go to The Dance of the Sacred Bird seems but a distant dream.
Bettelheim, Bruno
J398.4 BETTE

An argument for the value of fairy tales -- how they educate, support, and liberate the emotions of children.
Jaffe, Nina
J398.208992 JAFFE

In this Eastern European Jewish variant of the Cinderella story, the youngest daughter of a rabbi is sent away from home in disgrace, but thanks to the help of the prophet Elijah, marries the son of a renowned scholar and is reunited with her family. Includes words and music to a traditional Yiddish wedding song.
Stegman-Bourgeois, Karen M.
JE STEGM

Trollerella lives her dismal life in a muddy creek under a castle bridge, but one day her entire life is changed when she finds an invitation to the ball.
Grauer, Rita
J398.21 GRAUE

A retelling of the old Russian fairy tale in which beautiful Vasalisa uses the help of her doll to escape from the clutches of the witch Bab Yaga.
Whitney, Thomas P. (translator)
J398.2

Fortunately for Vasilisa the doll in her pocket performed faithfully the tasks Vasilisa could never have done alone.
Winthrop, Elizabeth
J398.21

A retelling of the old Russian fairy tale in which beautiful Valissa uses the help of her doll to escape from the clutches of the witch Baba Yaga.
Heapy, Teresa
JE HEAPY

Cinderella is a precocious toddler who is upset when her ugly sisters are off to a party without her, but her babysitter, a fairy godmother, comes to her rescue and takes her to the ball in a blue dress.
Werner, Jane
J398.21 WERNE

The original Little Golden Book from the 1940s featuring Walt Disney's "Cinderella."
Rylant, Cynthia
JE RYLAN

With the help of her fairy godmother, a kitchen maid mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters attends the palace ball where she meets the prince of her dreams.
Cohen, Della
J398.2 COHEN

A "Read-Aloud Storybook" version of the Disney animated classic, rags-to-riches story of Cinderella.
JE CINDE

After searching everywhere, the fairy godmother finally discovers an unhappy Cinderella on a bench behind a rose bush, and there she works her magic.
Posner-Sanchez, Andrea
JE POSNE

The King has invited everyone in the kingdom to a masked ball. Cinderella's stepsisters don't want her there, but Cinderella hopes to attend unnoticed. She has a wonderful time--until everyone is asked to remove their masks!
Wilson, Barbara Ker
J398.21 WILSO

In this Chinese version of the Cinderella tale, Yeh Hsien uses magic fishbones to dress herself in finery for the Cave Festival, where she loses a slipper in fleeing from her wicked stepmother.
Louie, Ai-Ling
J398.2 LOUIE

This version of the Cinderella story, in which a young girl overcomes the wickedness of her stepsister and stepmother to become the bride of a prince, is based on ancient Chinese manuscripts written 1000 years before the earliest European version.