Cinderella by Lynn Roberts
  

Cinderella

Written by Lynn Roberts
Illustrated by David Roberts

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RRP £6.99

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The classic tale of romance and true love has been reimagined in the roaring twenties, the era of flapper girls and the Charleston with David Robert’s beautiful Art Deco illustrations throughout. Lynn Roberts spirited retelling of the classic story of Cinderella finding her Prince Charming despite the best efforts of her wicked Step Mother and ugly spirited step sisters combined with David’s illustrations will provide plenty of interest for readers young and old. The attention to detail to the Art Deco period is simply stunning and a delight for both its beauty and humour. A lovely book to share.

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Synopsis

Cinderella by Lynn Roberts

Blinded by love, Cinderella's father marries unwisely and brings home a heartless wife, and her bossy and wicked daughters, Elvira and Ermintrude. They will stop at nothing to make life miserable for Cinderella. On the day of a grand ball at the Palace, the wicked stepfamily get dressed in their finery to attend, leaving poor Cinders behind. However, Cinderella is visited by a kind fairy godmother, with exquisite fashion sense. In her beautiful beaded dress and glass slippers, Cinderella catches Prince Roderick's heart, but then on the stroke of midnight has to desert him.

Will true love find a way to bring them back together again?

Other titles in the series:

Sleeping Beauty

Rapunzel

Little Red

Reviews

-Lynn Roberts's concise storytelling directs attention to her brother's meticulous illustrations. . . . With this volume's attention to accessories and interior decoration, the familiar story and the Prohibition era make a perfect fit.- --Publishers Weekly

About the Author

Lynn Roberts has worked with children's literature for many years “ both as a specialist in book shops and as a writer. Cinderella was her first picture book, and she says, 'When someone bought it for the first time, I had a smile to myself. But I didn't let on....' She has worked with her brother David on three previous fairytales including 'Rapunzel: A Groovy Fairytale' shortlisted for the Blue Peter Best Illustrated Book to Read Aloud award. She lives in Liverpool with her husband and son.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Lynn Roberts
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Publisher

Pavilion Children's Books an imprint of Pavilion Books

Publication date

11th August 2016

ISBN

9781843653196

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