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3.7 23
Kids Fiction 2932
A Classic Cinderella Story
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
0.0
Reader reviewed by Mary

What if Prince Charming was really Prince Boring? What if Cinderella no longer wanted to marry Prince Charming after he proposed? Margaret Peterson Haddix continues the tale of Cinderella in this story.

Ella thought that her dreams had come true when Prince Charming had proposed to her. But she was wrong. Prince Charming is a dull, boring man. She misses the old days when there were things that had to be done-although she doesn`t really miss her stepsisters. Ella is a strong character and so soon voices her concerns to the Prince. And in a hilarious scene she is locked in a prison until the wedding. Will Ella be able to escape?


This is an excellent retelling. Ella is a spunky heroine who is determined to get what she wants. After many hilariously told setbacks, the story ends in true fairy tale style- with a happily ever after.
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