Cinderella (The Oryx Multicultural Folktale Series)

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Cinderella (The Oryx Multicultural Folktale Series)

The stories of a Cinderella character go far beyond the familiar tales of Perrault and Grimm. Author Judy Sierra presents 24 versions that represent a broad range of cultures and geographical areas, styles, with variations on the theme of the persecuted heroine (or occasionally hero) who emerges victorious, regardless of the circumstances. Each version is accompanied by a short introductory paragraph that summarizes the plot and discusses the cultural background of companied by a short introductory paragraph that summarizes the plot and discusses the cultural background of the story. read more