Bibliographic Information: Easton, S. (1992). Cinderella. Kansas City, MO: Universal Press Syndicate Company.
Annotation: In this book, Cinderella’s father had married his second wife. Which then becomes Cinderella’s malicious step mother and sisters. They treated her as their servant. She helps them get ready for the ball by ironing their dresses and curling their hair. Cinderella dreams of going to the ball. Eventually, Cinderella’s godmother appears and made her a beautiful dress with a golden carriage to take her to the ball. Once there, she danced with the prince the whole night. The clock struck 12, Cinderella rushed home so fast that she left her shoe on the staircase of the castle. The prince searched for her using her glass slipper; finally, he found her and then married Cinderella.
Grade Level: K-3
Readers who will like this book: Children learning about fairytales; children who like to read fairytales.
Response/Rating(1-4): 3; This book has the predictable fairytale Cinderella story line. This book has very detailed, realistic illustrations that every child will love.
Text-Dependent Question: Who made Cinderella’s dress?