Cendrillon has ratings and reviews. Ronyell said: I have read many different versions of “Cinderella” during my time, but this is the first t. Located in the Caribbean Sea, Martinique is known for its read the selection Cendrillon, look for details that are special to A Caribbean Cinderella. Strategy . The story of Cinderella has been retold and revised numerous ways by cultures around the world. Cendrillon: A Caribbean Cinderella () by Robert D. San.

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Learn the names of colors in French: Posted by Sara Hale at 1: One day, she came sad-faced to the river. It shoes the beauty and atmosphere of the island setting. The story is fairly straight forward, but I loved the illustrations.

I do not know for other cultures but especially the Hispanic community, most huge parties that are celebrated in someone’s household, caribeban a girl that hasn’t reached the age of 18 and wants to attend she cannot go by herself. Of course, Cendrellion sneaks off to a ball cinderslla the help vendrillon magic and falls in love with the prince. Suddenly, I heard distant bells strike the first chime of midnight I can only speak for the Cuban side and I’ve seen this happen countless times in my upbringing.


Go out into the hall. The only main differences between this retelling of Cinderella is that there is only one stepsister,the glass slipper is a pink embroidered slipper, and the godmother is a wacky nanny with a sense of humor.

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Cendrillon: A Caribbean Cinderella

Gently he placed the slipper on her foot. Want to Read saving…. What I enjoyed as much as the Caribbean take and flavor, was the the story was told from the perspective of the godmother. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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Cendrillon: A Caribbean Cinderella by Robert D. San Souci

The story is told in first person, from the point of view of Cendrillon’s godmother. Perhaps students could get Pen Pals from the cultures represented in vairous Cinderella cindere,la, and they could learn more about that culture from other children around the world! In this version, the godmother is given a special wand from her dying mother that can be used only for someone cendriloon loves. The intricate, delicate, and colorful cinderdlla were a beautiful representation of this Caribbean Cinderella story.

For the most part it follows the classic fairytale ,but the author includes Creole language and the context may be difficult for children to understand. If this book was to be read aloud, I encourage the reader to become familiar with these pronunciations to add authenticity to the book.



While I usually like to begin reviews with the content of the book, the illustrations of this book were absolutely breathtaking. The story is a play-off of a very common story that most students already know and can easily predict what will happen next. It’s ano This is a Caribbean Cinderella story.

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However, instead of being set in Europe, it is set on a French Caribbean island. This was a unique telling since it was told from the view of the grandmother.

Cendrillon follows a motif common to folktales.

But you’ve never heard it for true. See full terms and conditions and this month’s choices. For non-French speakers, this book has included a French to English dictionary with the French words used in this story.

Students could even compare the culture similarities and differences as well.