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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To get the free app, enter mobile phone number. The images and the storyline present a great perspective for children who are familiar with dinderella culture, and for those who would otherwise have no exposure to it.

The author focuses on telling the real version of Cinderella it a story based on a beautiful servant girl.

Cendrillon: A Caribbean Cinderella by Robert D. San Souci

To check out my reviews: The bold, colorful illustrations catch the eye. Here is her story. Product details Reading level: In a hurry, Cendrillon leaves behind one of her embroidered slipper, which Paul uses to help him search for the owner of the slipper.

Both the godmother and S were washerwoman, and there were many allusions to the French culture and its aura of power and success. She has just one thing in the world to love, her goddaughter Cendrillon. Fairy tales are amazing to me, and this story provided a cultural perspective to the traditional cihderella. The bright colors used bring this story to life, as they are very colorful, detailed, and show emotion. He is so handsome and well spoken, he is like a prince.

Overall, a great read to also start discussion on West Indian Culture in a classroom of smaller children. Thank you for signing up, fellow book lover! In what ways and how well does the book as a whole serve caribbeann intended audience? So I will tell you the truth of it. 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 caribbeean.


A Caribbean Cinderella by Robert D.

Since the book carihbean heavily on the culture of French and Creole islands it uses many of the languages terms throughout the story. The moment I heard the twelfth stroke, we found ourselves in the dusty road, beside a smashed breadfruit While I usually like to begin reviews with the content of the book, the illustrations of this book were absolutely breathtaking.

Add to Cart Add to Cart. My only wish is that I would have discovered this book as a young girl. Cendrillon is a French Creole adaptation of the traditional Cinderella set in the Caribbean as is recommended for children in kindergarten through third grade.

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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 Cinferella Summary -This traditional literature tale based off of Cinderella is the Caribbean tale written by Robert D.

San Souci’s writing is that it is told from the godmother’s point of view. Refresh and try again. Identify at least 2 characteristics of this genre and subgenre and discuss how they appear in your book: Such grunting and groaning you never heard!

Jul 22, Joe Bertelloni rated it really cencrillon it Shelves: Then her papa, Monsieurmarried again. The illustrator uses scratchboard, luma dyes, goache, and oil paints to create these magical illustrations for this wonderful picture book.

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 the beginning. If this book was to be read aloud, I encourage the reader to become familiar with these pronunciations to add authenticity to the book.


Apr 24, Stephanie rated it liked it Shelves: 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.

Cendrillon: A Caribbean Cinderella

Paul went around with the slipper to find the beautiful girl, and the washerwoman took Cendrillon to Paul. It serves its intended audience, students in early elementary education, by presenting them with a new cultural viewpoint. I have really enjoyed this version of the classic fairy tale! Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Paul prince came to her and they danced, showing their love as they danced in the middle of the place.

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I would suggest this book ten times out of ten for any classroom or library colllection. This is a wonderfully written, beautifully illustrated, and culturally sound carobbean of the classic Cinderella. It was easy to read and the illustrations were beautiful. I would recommend this book to children ages five and up since the French Creole language might be hard for younger children to understand. Cendrillon dropped one of her pink slippers.