Cinderella Stories

Brett, Jan.  Cinders: A Chicken Cinderella.  [FOLK & FAIRY TALES] E Brett
Cinders, the most picked upon hen in the flock, becomes the most loved by Prince Cockerel when she arrives at his ball looking so beautiful that even her bossy sisters do not recognize her.

Brucker, Meredith.  Anklet for a Princess:  A Cinderella Story from India.  J 398.2095 B
Cinduri, hungry and ragged, is befriended by Godfather Snake, who feeds her delicacies and dresses her in gold cloth and anklets with bells and diamonds, to meet the prince.

Climo, Shirley.  The Egyptian Cinderella.  J 398.0932 C
In this version of Cinderella set in Egypt in the sixth century B.C., Rhodopes, a slave girl, eventually comes to be chosen by the Pharaoh to be his queen.

Climo, Shirley. The Korean Cinderella.  J 398.09519 C
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.

Coburn, Jewell Reinhart.  Domitila : a Cinderella Tale from the Mexican Tradition.    Q J 398.0972 C
By following her mother’s admonition to perform every  task with care and love, a poor young Mexican girl wins the devotion of the governor’s son.

Compton, Joanne. Ashpet: an Appalachian Tale.  J 398.0973 C
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.

De Paola, Tomie.  Adelita : A Mexican Cinderella Story.  Q J 398.0972 D
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.

Galdone, Paul.  Cinderella.  J 398.0944 C
A mistreated kitchen maid, with the help of her fairy godmother, attends the palace ball on the condition that she leave before midnight.

Hickox, Rebecca. The Golden Sandal: a Middle Eastern Cinderella Story.  J 398.09567 H
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.

Hooks, William H.  Moss Gown.  J 398.0973 H
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.

Huck, Charlotte S. Princess Furball.  J 398.0942 H
A princess in a coat of a thousand furs hides her identity from a king who falls in love with her

Jackson, Ellen B. Cinder Edna.  [FOLK & FAIRYTALES] E Jackson
Cinderella and Cinder Edna, who live with cruel stepmothers and stepsisters, have different approaches to life; and, although each ends up  with the prince of her dreams, one is a great deal happier than the other.

Karlin, Barbara. Cinderella.  [FOLK & FAIRYTALES] E Karlin
In her haste to flee the palace before the fairy godmother’s magic loses effect, Cinderella leaves behind a glass slipper.

Kha, Dang Manh.  In the Land of Small Dragon : a Vietnamese folktale.  J 398.09597 C
In the Land of Small Dragon, a dutiful daughter, mistreated by her stepmother, is rewarded by her fairy godmother.

Louie, Ai-Ling. Yeh-Shen: a Cinderella Story from China.  J 398.0951 C // J PB L
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.

Martin, Rafe, 1946. The Rough-Face Girl.  Q J 398.097 M
In this Algonquin Indian version of the Cinderella story, the Rough-Face Girl and her two beautiful but heartless sisters compete for the affections of the Invisible Being.

Mayer, Marianna.  Baba Yaga and Vasilisa the Brave.  Q J 398.0947 M
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.

Meddaugh, Susan.  Cinderella’s Rat.  [FOLK & FAIRYTALES] E Meddaugh
One of the rats that was turned into a coachman by Cinderella’s fairy godmother tells his story.

Perrault, Charles.  Cinderella.  J 398.0944 P
With the help of her fairy godmother, a mistreated kitchen maid attends the palace ball on condition that she leave before midnight.

San Souci, Robert D. Cendrillon: a Caribbean Cinderella.  J 398.0944 S
A Creole variant of the familiar Cinderella tale set in the Caribbean and narrated by the godmother who helps Cendrillon find true love.

San Souci, Robert D.  The Talking Eggs : a folktale from the American South.  J 398.0973 S
A Southern folktale in which kind Blanche, following the instructions of an old witch, gains riches, while her greedy sister makes fun of the old woman and is duly rewarded.

Sierra, Judy. The Gift of the Crocodile: a Cinderella Story. J 398.2095 S
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.

Silverman, Erica.  Raisel’s Riddle.  J 398.09176 S
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.

Steptoe, John.  Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters : an African tale.   [Older] E Steptoe
Mufaro’s two beautiful daughters, one bad-tempered, one kind and sweet, go before the king, who is choosing a wife.

Underwood, Deborah.  Interstellar Cinderella.  [FOLK & FAIRY TALES] E Underwood
In this outer space adaptation of the fairy tale in rhyme, Cinderella dreams of becoming a spaceship mechanic.

Willard, Nancy.  Cinderella’s Dress.  Q J 398.0943 W
Although mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters, Cinderella meets her prince with the help of two magpies and her fairy godmother.

Wilson, Barbara Ker, 1929. Wishbones:  a Folk Tale From China.  J 398.0951
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.


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