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Egyptian Cinderella : Trophy Picture Book - Shirley Climo

Egyptian Cinderella

Trophy Picture Book

Paperback Published: 1st February 1992
ISBN: 9780064432795
Number Of Pages: 32
For Ages: 7+ years old

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"A stunning combination of fluent prose and exquisitely wrought illustrations" (School Library Journal). "An inventive twist on the classic tale" (Publishers Weekly).

This Egyptian spin on the classic Cinderella tale was initially recorded in the first century by a Roman historian and is retold here by folklorist Shirley Climo.

Poor Rhodopis! She has nothing-no mother or father, and no friends. She is a slave, from the far-off country of Greece. Only the beautiful rose-red slippers her master gives her can make Rhodopis smile.

So when a falcon swoops down and snatches one of the slippers away, Rhodopis is heartbroken. For how is she to know that the slipper will land in the lap of the great Pharaoh himself And who would ever guess that the Pharaoh has promised to find the slipper's owner and make her queen of all Egypt

Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies (NCSS/CBC)

ISBN: 9780064432795
ISBN-10: 0064432793
Series: Trophy Picture Books
Audience: Children
For Ages: 7+ years old
For Grades: 2+
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 1st February 1992
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.0 x 20.1  x 0.2
Weight (kg): 0.13