Cinderella's Rat

by Susan Meddaugh

A clever fractured fairytale tells the Cinderella story from the point of view of... read more

A clever fractured fairytale tells the Cinderella story from the point of view of the rat-turned-coachman. The focus here is truly on the rat--Cinderella is merely a minor character. Both the plot and the humor are derived from the problems he faces as a rat in a boy's skin, especially when he runs into his sister (who is still a rat) and an incompetent wizard who has a great deal of difficulty helping them sort out their mistaken identities. (Ages 4-8)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1997

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