The Orphan: A Cinderella Story From Greece by Anthony MannaThe Orphan: A Cinderella Story From Greece by Anthony Manna

The Orphan: A Cinderella Story From Greece

byAnthony Manna, Christodoula MitakidouIllustratorGiselle Potter

Picture Books | October 11, 2011

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Once upon a time in Greece, fate left a young girl an orphan. Her stepmother was so hateful that she counted every drop of water the orphan drank! But with the help of Nature's blessings, the orphan was showered with gifts: brilliance from the Sun, beauty from the Moon, gracefulness from the Dawn—and even a tiny pair of blue shoes from the Sea. When the prince comes to visit their village, he only has eyes for the mysterious beauty. Children will love this fanciful folk retelling of the Cinderella story, accompanied by luminous watercolor illustrations by Giselle Potter.
ANTHONY L. MANNA and SOULA MITAKIDOU's first collaboration, Mr. Semolina-Semolinus: A Greek Folktale, illustrated by Giselle Potter, was an ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book, and a New York Public Library Best Book for Children. Anthony has taught at universities in Turkey, Greece, and the U.S. Soula grew up in Greece, and storytelling ...
Title:The Orphan: A Cinderella Story From GreeceFormat:Picture BooksDimensions:40 pages, 9.31 × 10.31 × 0.38 inPublished:October 11, 2011Publisher:Random House Children's BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0375866914

ISBN - 13:9780375866913