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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Cinderellas: Cinderella #40 Cendrillon () San Souci, R.

Visit our Help Pages. What a hubble-bubble at the house! Surprisingly the slippers don’t revert back to its original state and Paul makes the decision that he will search for this girl and marry her. So I will tell you the truth of it. To check out my reviews: Teacher can discuss with the class how Caribbeam people speak French, what life is like, cendrollon the style is like, and how there are differences between our cultures.

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. Here is her story. I had the same feeling and I thought Cendrillon would get caught at the ball but I believe since she never cleaned herself up and put makeup and all the beautiful aspect of getting dressed up, it possible that her family didn’t recognize her or they were suspicious as to who is this beautiful woman who walked in.

Oh, what fine food! Nothing was easy for Cendrillon at home, but she always had a smile that lit up the sky and everyone loved her, except her step Plot Summary -This traditional literature tale based off of Cinderella is the Caribbean tale written by Robert D.


This book is a fantastic retelling of the classic fairy tale. They were married soon after this. San Souci who also wrote Cinderella Skeletonanother great Cinderella variation.

May 10, Melissa Powers rated it it was amazing Shelves: Oral story telling is extremely important throughout the Caribbean. The intricate, delicate, and colorful images were a beautiful representation of this Caribbean Cinderella story. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. Paul found Cendrillon very beautiful, and they danced. Because it is a familiar story, students will quickly understand the characters and begin to notice similarities and differences.

It was easy to read and the illustrations were beautiful. Madame gave a christening party for her rich friends. I would definitely use this in a class with third-fifth grade students. The author also doesn’t linger on the idea that there are “good” or “bad” people based on their Growing up I remember my Grandmother telling me different variations of the various common fairy tales.

One day, she was very sad and the washerwoman asked what was wrong. Sign up and get a free eBook! Upon her head sat a turban just as blue, pinned with a tremblant of gold Feb 01, L-Crystal Wlodek rated it really liked it Shelves: I heard a great commotion. I would invite my class to compare and contrast two different versions of Cinderella, paying attention to the cultures.

May 13, Elizabeth rated it it was amazing Shelves: The French-Creole vocabulary is used skillfully; fits with the flow of the story rather than being frustrating or jarring.

The coarse paintbrush strokes give the illustrations texture and movement. When a wealthy young man holds a ball and Cendrillon is unable to go, Nannin uses her magic wand to help her goddaughter get to the ball in a beautiful gown and coach. What a grand entrance! The step mother is “puffed up proud” because of her family’s origins, which I would actually consider to be a “flaw” in a person.


The plot of the story does not vary much from the original Cinderella story we all know so well.


The illustrations were bright and colorful. He is so handsome and well spoken, he is like a prince.

Motif San Souci, Robert. This book was an enjoyable read. Cendrillon’s Fairy Godmother works her magic so Cendrillon can atttend the ball that’s a prominent part of this fairy tale. This can be caribbdan great way to make students pay attention to detail in order to find similarities and differences.

Yes, Cinderella is beautiful in her dress, but there’s no emphasis on ugly step sisters or step mother. Cendrillon is treated as a slave and while that may seem tragic she never lets the pain and frustration get personal and enjoys life to the fullest. I had no one to love and no one who loved cendrillon.

Paperback40 pages. This fairytale would be perfect for little kids around second to third grade due to that big words it contains and the xinderella illustations it comes with. This is why little birds helped Cinderella help herself. Go out into the hall.

Learning about other cultures can always help children and people of s ages to connect to people who are different from them. The Illustrated Rules of Football by R.