Cinderella Stories From Around the World
There are many versions of this classic tale from all over the world. Here are some from the library collection.
This booklist was contributed by Appleton Public Library Children's Services, 1/08 7/11
- Cinderella (1981) In a German version of the classic tale, Cinderella leaves behind a glass slipper in her haste to flee the palace before her fairy godmother's magic loses effect.
- Cinderella (2010) 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.
- Cinderella (2002) Although she is mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters, a kind-hearted young woman manages to attend the palace ball with the help of her fairy godmother. This version of the French folktale is illustrated by Ruth Sanderson.
- Cinderella (1985) The French folktale is retold by Amy Ehrlich with illustrations by renouned artist Susan Jeffers.
- Cinderella (2000) Although mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters, Cinderella meets her prince with the help of her fairy godmother.
- Cinderella : or, The Little Glass Slipper (1954) 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.
- Cinderella = Cenicienta (2001) Although mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters, Cinderella meets her prince with the help of her fairy godmother.
- Cinderella or The Little Glass Slipper. (1972) This version of the French folktale is illustrated by Errol Le Cain.
- Fair, Brown & Trembling : an Irish Cinderella Story (2000) This version of the Cinderella story, in which a young girl overcomes the wickedness of her older sisters to become the bride of a prince, is based on a Irish folktale.
- Irish Cinderlad (Climo) Becan, a poor boy belittled by his stepmother and stepsisters, rescues a princess in distress after meeting a magical bull.
- Princess Furball (1989) An English variant of "Cinderella" in which a princess in a coat of a thousand furs hides her identity from a king who falls in love with her.
- The Way Meat Loves Salt : a Cinderella Tale from the Jewish Tradition (1998) 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.