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Coburn, Jewell Reinhart.
Auburn, CA : Sheri's Books, 1998.
IL K-3 RL 6.1
ISBN  1885008090
Did you know that different versions of the Cinderella story are found in nearly every language and every country in the world? This book gives us the version from Cambodia, one of the countries in South East Asia. The muted watercolor pictures show us a very different world from our usual Cinderella. Many of the clothes and surroundings remind us of a neighboring county, ancient Siam and the exotic farmland and lush jungle scenes are very beautiful. The artist, Eddie Flotte grew up here in Pennsylvania, although he now lives in Hawaii. Read this book for a dreamy, enchanting tale of loyalty, duty, compassion, and finally, justice.  (Jeannie Bellavance for Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Awards)
SUBJECTS:     Fairy tales
                        Folklore -- Cambodia.


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