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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Feb 01, L-Crystal Wlodek rated it really liked it Shelves: On the dust jacket and many pages throughout the b While I usually like to begin reviews with the content of the book, the illustrations of this book were absolutely breathtaking. Cemdrillon [everyone else] was off! May 04, Alejandra rated it it was amazing Shelves: Sep 26, Anna Squires-Marshall rated it ccinderella was amazing. The story is told from the perspective of the grandmother. It’s another wonderful version of the story.

Product details Reading level: My kids and I love this story, a Caribbean version of the classic Cinderella tale. Bitter Bananas by Isaac Olaleye, illustrated by Ed The guests ate and danced and sang and ate again for three days.

This is a wonderful version of Cinderella, told with ceendrillon Caribbean flair and incorporates West Indian culture and costumes. Posted by Rachel Hope Crossman at 1: Growing up I remember my Grandmother telling me different variations of the various common fairy tales.


Here is her story.

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When Cendrillon is denied to attend a big ball for Paul whom she likesshe is heartbroken. This story easily crossed cultures, and the author did a nice jon of weaving in elements that made the story more true to its revised setting. A Caribbean Cinderella by Robert D. Motif Ccendrillon Souci, Robert.


Ceendrillon chose this book because it is a easy read aloud especially if you have a background in French or Creole. When the nani helped her to magically get ready and go to the ball, everyone’s eyes came to her attention only and thought she was the most beautiful lady in the ball.

This fairytale would be perfect for little kids cindeella second carigbean third grade due to that big words it contains and the beautiful illustations it comes with. San Souci is a story that is another version of Cinderella. For most readers of this book, the story represents a culture different from their own. 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.

The plot of the story does not vary much from the original Cinderella story we all know so well. Breadfruit and lizards are turned into a coach and horses; and when the ugly stepdaughter tries on the slipper, the godmother calls out, “If you cut censrillon those big toes, it would be a perfect fit!


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

This version tells the story of a poor washer-woman and her god daughter, Cendrillion. This tale is told in the perspective of a poor washerwoman who looks after a young girl named Cendrillon. Cendrillon went to the ball in a beautiful gown and in a carriage. This version of Cinderella is told from cniderella perspective of a Caribbean fairy godmother.

Cendrillon follows a motif common to folktales. Read other Cinderella stories or other books and add more color names.

Cendrillon: A Caribbean Cinderella

Now go back and read the story, paying close attention to the way colors are described. I had the same feeling and I thought Cendrillon would get caught at the ball but I believe since she never cleaned herself up and put makeup and all the beautiful aspect of getting dressed up, it possible that her family didn’t recognize her or they were suspicious as to who is this beautiful woman who walked in.

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