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
The "Disney" Version
- Cinderella III. A Twist in Time (2007) An animated feature film on this DVD is based on characters in the famous fairy tale. A stepmother's revenge reveals the glass slipper did not fit Cinderella after all.
- Walt Disney's Cinderella (2007) 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.
- A Dream for a Princess (2005) Simplified retelling of the tale of Cinderella, a kitchen maid mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters who, with the help of her fairy godmother, attends the palace ball and meets the prince of her dreams.
- Cinderella's Secret (2005) Cinderella has a secret place in her husband's castle where she can go when she needs a break from her duties as a princess.
- My Side of the Story (2005) Hear the story of Cinderella, both from her side and the side of her stepmother, Lady Tremaine.
- Walt Disney's Cinderella (2004, 1950) A reprinting of the 1950 "Little Golden Books" publication, based on the Disney motion picture.
- Disney Princess (2002) Dance with Cinderella at the ball, laugh with Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, and sing with Sleeping Beauty. Each of the three stories retells the classic tale of a Disney princess who triumphs over evil and lives happily ever after. This is just one of many in the "Disney Princess" line of stories which feature the character "Cinderella."
- Cinderella's Countdown to the Ball (2002) In brief, simple text, Cinderella counts from one magic coach to twelve clock chimes, and back to one glass slipper as she and the prince live happily ever after.
- Cinderella II Dreams Come True (2002) When Cinderella and her prince return to the palace from their honeymoon, the new princess suddenly finds herself cast in the role of Royal Hostess. But the traditional rules of the Royal Court don't allow her to entertain in her own warm and wonderful way. With the help of everyone's favorite Fairy Godmother and a band of mischievous mice, Cinderella and her friends find that the only true way to succeed is to be yourself.
- Cinderella (1950) This animated Disney motion picture is available in DVD and VHS video formats.
A slighted beauty outshines her evil stepsisters at a royal ball, then returns to her grim existence before the handsome prince finds her again.
- Cinderella III : a Twist in Time Graphic novel version of the Disney motion picture "Cinderella" sequel.
- Cinderella and the Lost Mice Cinderella rescues her mouse friends after a cruel housekeeper has them banished from the palace. In the second story, Belle takes a little lost puppy into the castle.
- Walt Disney's Cinderella: A Read-Aloud Storybook The story of Cinderella, from "Walt Disney's Read-Aloud Storybooks" collection.
- I am Cinderella The story of Cinderella, who is treated poorly by her wicked stepmother and stepsisters, but is helped by her fairy godmother to attend the royal ball and eventually marry the handsome prince.
- Cinderella. The Great Mouse Mistake Cinderella's mouse friend Gus gives her a pretty bouquet of roses. Unfortunately, Cinderella gets in big trouble because he picked the flowers from Lady Tremaine's garden. Cinderella takes Gus into town to replace the rosebush, but she doesn't realize that it's the day of the village fair. In all of the excitement, Gus accidentally knocks over the giant cake made for the royal family! Luckily, Jaq, Luke, Perla, and the rest of the mice join in to help bake a delicious new dessert. but will it taste as good as it looks?