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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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After checking this out at the library repeatedly, we decided ceendrillon track down a copy. It is interesting to note that San Souci seems to have included a reference to the Grimm version, when the godmother suggests cutting off toes that do not fit into the shoe!

Teachers and readers can use an index in the back of the book to explain the Creole words in the story. Read other Cinderella stories or other books and add more color names. May 15, Nicole rated it really liked it Shelves: Cendrillon was always still cheerful, but one day, she was sad because she was not allowed to attend a ball that is being thrown for a handsome and kind man named Paul.

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That’s what really bugs me about most Cinderella stories. The illustrations also help to explain some of the Creole language, which might be new to many reading this book. No singing or joking would make her smile.

The Caribbean language and culture were strongly depicted in the book. Each word needs to be at the top of its own column. I have really enjoyed this version of the classic fairy tale! The French-Creole vocabulary is used skillfully; fits with cindeella flow of the story rather than being frustrating or jarring.

The story begins with the narrator saying that we might think we know the story, but not the true version. Oh, what fine food!

Great use of colors. I will wed the one whose foot it fits. The pronunciation guide and the definition at the end of the book are pleasantly helpful for readers young and old. He never dies in the book which I found to be a huge difference in the book and a q sad that you don’t have the courage to stand up and defend your daughter.

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It a great book to read aloud to younger students who are being introduced to folk literature form different countries. The step mother is “puffed up proud” because of her family’s origins, which I would actually consider to be a “flaw” in a person.

I had no one to love and no one who loved me. But she has sharp wits, a strong will, and the magic wand her mother left her — and soon she has a plan to give her dear Cendrillon the gift of a love that will change her life. Cendrillon wanted to go the ball and see Paul her crushbut she was not allowed.

Another aspect xaribbean the story I really loved was how the godmother was so close to Cendrillon that you can see the relationship as more like a mother caribbeann daughter relationship and it made the cendrilllon so heartwarming to read through. This book can also introduce students to the Caribbean culture.

I would like to do xendrillon unit on different Cinderella stories like we did in class.

Even the king and queen of France never had such a wedding! I would recommend this book to children ages five and up since the French Creole language might be hard for younger children to understand.

Oct 03, Jessica Hanley rated it really liked it Shelves: He used different plots and VERY different styles of writing to show the cultural differences in these stories. Oral story telling caaribbean extremely important throughout the Caribbean.

To the astonishment of all, she appeared just as she had at the ball. For the most part it follows the classic fairytale ,but the author includes Creole language and the context may be difficult for children to understand. Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an item?

When the wealthy young man comes around, the evil stepmother tries to keep Cendrillon hidden only for Nannin to push her out of her room and into the arms of her love. This would be a great book to use with any kids from ages kindergarten- fourth grade.

Cendrillon: A Caribbean Cinderella

Also, the godmother is a person I like this version of Cinderella because the “bad” people aren’t associated with being “ugly” and being pretty doesn’t make you the good one. It serves its intended audience, students in early elementary education, by presenting them with a new cultural cendril,on. This fairytale would be perfect for little kids around second to third grade due to that big words it contains and caribbeam beautiful illustations it comes with.

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The story is told in first person, from the point of view of Cendrillon’s godmother. Preview — Cendrillon by Robert D. The book will appeal to younger students and is written at a second or third grade level cinderells b Cindrillon A Caribbean Cinderella is a picture book that illustrates the beautiful Cinderella version from the Caribbean.

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This cinderella Caribbean Cinderella story with a lot of French-Creole words in the glossary. She heard of a ball Paul was hosting in search for a beautiful wife.

If this book was to be read aloud, I encourage the reader to become familiar with these pronunciations to add authenticity to the book. Vitaline and her cadibbean wore nice clothes, but they made Cendrillon wear rags and do lots of chores. You know the rest of the story of Cinderella so there isn’t much left to explain. The book will appeal to younger students and is written at a second or third grade level and beyond. Jul 24, Margaret rated it really liked it Shelves: You may think you already know this story about a beautiful servant girl, a cruel stepmother, a magnificent ball, and a lost slipper.

The story sticks to the classic tale, but adds in French Creole terms to tie it to their heritage. You may think you already know this story about a beautiful servant girl, a cruel stepmother, a magnificent ball, and a lost slipper. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? The story follows the cinddrella plot in which Cendrillon falls in love and marries her prince. The story is a cute retell of the ciderella Cinderella tale.