James Marshall's Cinderella

Illustrated by James Marshall
Retold by Barbara Karlin
Paperback
$8.99 US
On sale Oct 01, 2001 | 32 Pages | 978-0-14-230048-0
James Marshall adds color and humor to the classic fairy tale with his beautiful illustrations. Retold by Barbara Karlin, Cinderella will be a favorite of all children.
 
“Retold and illustrated with wit and humor, this is an excellent version of the favorite fairy tale.”—School Library Journal (starred review)
 
“This collaboration is whimsical and fresh and full of undeniable child appeal.”—The Horn Book
 
“Saccharine-free and filled with a robust, earthy humor, this rendition has a studied nonchalance laced with wit. . . . [It] will take its rightful place on the fairy-tale shelves, but won’t sit there for long!”—Booklist (starred review)
James Marshall was born in San Antonio, Texas, and grew up 16 miles outside of the town on the family farm. He graduated from Southern Connecticut State University with a degree in history and French. He is best known for his series on the mischievous exploits of Fox, a debonair, lazy showoff; the uproarious adventures of the two Cut-Ups, Spud and Joe; George and Martha; and the misadventures of the Stupid family. In 1989 he won a Caldecott Honor for Golidlocks and the Three Bears. He died in 1992. View titles by James Marshall

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James Marshall adds color and humor to the classic fairy tale with his beautiful illustrations. Retold by Barbara Karlin, Cinderella will be a favorite of all children.
 
“Retold and illustrated with wit and humor, this is an excellent version of the favorite fairy tale.”—School Library Journal (starred review)
 
“This collaboration is whimsical and fresh and full of undeniable child appeal.”—The Horn Book
 
“Saccharine-free and filled with a robust, earthy humor, this rendition has a studied nonchalance laced with wit. . . . [It] will take its rightful place on the fairy-tale shelves, but won’t sit there for long!”—Booklist (starred review)

Author

James Marshall was born in San Antonio, Texas, and grew up 16 miles outside of the town on the family farm. He graduated from Southern Connecticut State University with a degree in history and French. He is best known for his series on the mischievous exploits of Fox, a debonair, lazy showoff; the uproarious adventures of the two Cut-Ups, Spud and Joe; George and Martha; and the misadventures of the Stupid family. In 1989 he won a Caldecott Honor for Golidlocks and the Three Bears. He died in 1992. View titles by James Marshall

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