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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May 04, Ronyell rated it it was amazing Shelves: It is also available in French. Now go back and read carivbean story, paying close attention to the way colors are described.

I read this book in the 4th grade as it was featured in our textbook and I loved everything that dealt with fairy tales back then so I was hooked on it from caribbesn beginning. This version of Cinderella is told from the perspective of a Caribbean fairy godmother. In reading or listening to this book they will be able to see that fairy tales and folklore are common to all people, providing a great diversity teachable moment.

More books from this author: This can be a great way to make students pay attention to detail in order to find similarities and differences.

Cendrillon: A Caribbean Cinderella

Both characters have an amazon bond in this story and it is nice reading a “Cinderella” story from a different point of view! In a hurry, Cendrillon leaves behind one of her embroidered slipper, which Paul uses to help him search for the owner of the slipper. San Souci who also wrote Cinderella Skeletonanother great Cinderella variation. The coarse paintbrush strokes give the illustrations texture and movement.


Students could even compare the culture similarities and differences as well. Cendrillon had left behind one of her slippers. By Jill Griffin 6 10, caribbwan Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Fairy tales are amazing to me, and this story provided a cultural perspective to the traditional story.

Cendrillon follows a motif common to folktales.

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Get a FREE e-book by joining our mailing list today! Cendrillon family doesn’t permit her to attend the ball but the godmother makes the connection that she can finally use the magic wand to help her godchild.

I liked how this version kept many of the same traditional parts of Cinderella but changed it to the Caribean culture and words. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. This book can show students how even people who live cagibbean away enjoy reading similar stories!


Write a product review. The images and the storyline present a great perspective for children who are familiar with the culture, and for those who would otherwise have no exposure to it. Our girls really enjoyed this story. I would suggest this book ten times out cinddrella ten for any classroom or library colllection.


San Souci’s writing is that it is told from the godmother’s point of view.

Cendrillon: A Caribbean Cinderella by Robert D. San Souci

If this book was to be read aloud, I encourage the reader to become familiar with these pronunciations to add authenticity to the book. The book provides some French words throughout. A Caribbean Cinderella written by Robert D.

Cinferella how terms and conditions apply. The story begins with the narrator saying that we might think we know the story, but not the true version.

San Souci did a great job at telling this tale using the Caribbean culture.

It shoes the beauty and atmosphere of the island setting. I saw love returned from her sweet brown eyes. I love how the author made the reference to the original story and in many ways insulted it at the same time. I really enjoyed the illustrations.

Happy to find this and it arrived carefully packaged in great condition. After visiting New Orleans, I crndrillon interested in the Creole and Cajun cultures, so this book seemed like a perfect fit.

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