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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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Cendrillon: A Caribbean Cinderella

There are many variations of the Cinderella story, and this version, set on the island of Martinique, is particularly vibrant, both in its melodious language and its spirited art. The colors and textures add to the fairytale and also allow readers carbbean visualize the cultural aspect of this book.

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Tell us what you like, so we can send you books you’ll love. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. He is so handsome and well spoken, he is like a prince. When she finds Cendrillon heartsick over a rich man’s son, at first she doesn’t know what to do.

Cendrillon went to the ball and the washerwoman told her she had to be back before midnight when her spells would run out. Such grunting and groaning you never heard!


Cendrillon: A Caribbean Cinderella by Robert D. San Souci

I have really enjoyed this version of the classic fairy tale! I gave this book 5 stars. The bright colors used bring this story to life, cendrilloj they are very colorful, detailed, and show emotion. The godmother in Cendrillion is the narrator, because throughout the Caribbean you have elders who retell stories to younger generations in hopes that they will pass them on when they are elders themselves.

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Learning about other cultures can always help children and people of all ages to connect to people who are different from them. Our girls really enjoyed this story.

It helps to make the world feel a little bit smaller and to bring everyone a bit closer. San Souci uses a touch of sarcasm in his voice as he retells this Caribbean version of Cinderella. Her godmother uses the wand to make Cendrillon a beautiful gown and carriage so she c Cendrillon is a French Creole adaptation of the traditional Cinderella set in the Caribbean as is recommended for children in kindergarten through third grade.

The art work is beautiful.

Within this story, the artwork is integral to the meaning and effectiveness of the story. Also appreciated the story being told from the Godmother’s point-of-view; a charming variation and I liked that she cinderelka Cindrillon had a long-established bond. The story takes place on the island of Martinique. You may think you already know this story about cendrllon beautiful servant girl, a cruel stepmother, a magnificent ball, and a lost slipper.

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Little Gold Star retold by Robert D. That’s what really bugs me about most Cinderella stories. Product details Reading level: Students can learn about the Cinderella caribbean that many children who love in the Caribbean learn about! I would use the French words that are used in the story as well as the different customs to explain how that culture thrived at the time and what area they are from. No singing or joking caribhean make her smile.

Cendrillon becomes heartbroken over a rich man, but with her godmother determination and magical wand that was left for her, she is able to give Cendrillion the gift of a life changing love. Paul only sees Cendrillon as the beautiful girl he met the night before.

Traditional Literature, Diversity Copyright Date: Midnight comes and all the magic disappears. I tapped Cendrillon — to, to, to! What I enjoyed as much as the Caribbean take and flavor, was the the story was told from the perspective of the godmother.