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BookTrust loves Cinderella of the Nile!

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  We’re thrilled that BookTrust has selected Cinderella of the Nile as one of their ‘Books we love’ for July 2018! Read the review of  Cinderella of the Nile here: Rhodopis, so called because of her rosy cheeks, is a rarity in the north of Greece, with her red hair and blue eyes. Despite her family’s remote location, pirates steal Rhodopis away, knowing that they can sell her as a slave for a…

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Telegraph calls Cinderella of the Nile one of the best children’s books of 2018!

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  We are so thrilled that The Telegraph has named Cinderella of the Nile as one of the ‘The Best Children’s and Young Adult Books of 2018 (so far)’! In the list published last week by Emily Bearn, Cinderella of the Nile was awarded 4 stars, and is part of a selection of books that are ‘sure to keep even the most restless kids entertained through the school holidays’! It’s hard to think of a story as…

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Beverley Naidoo’s heartwarming tribute to librarians!

Author Beverley Naidoo takes part in storytelling event for Cinderella of the Nile Buy Cinderella of the Nile On July 7th, Beverley Naidoo, the award-winning author of Cinderella of the Nile, shared the wonderful story of the ancient fairy tale at Southbourne Library! Read her blog post about the event below! My second special event last week took place on Saturday morning at Southbourne Library where I shared with a wonderfully cross-age audience my new Cinderella of the Nile, splendidly…

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Cinderella of the Nile journeys to Edinburgh

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  Carnegie award-winning author Beverley Naidoo and Marjan Vafaeian are bringing their 2,000 year-old retelling of Cinderella to Edinburgh International Book Festival on Wednesday 22 August. We’ve all heard the Cinderella story, but this one’s a little different. It follows the story of Rhodopis, a Greek girl who is sold into slavery. Though she makes friends with Aesop (the storyteller) and a bunch of animals, she remains unhappy. Until, a twist of fate,…

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Book Trust can’t stop gazing at the beautiful Cinderella of the Nile

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  Book Trust posted a wonderful review of Cinderella of the Nile on their Instagram. Read it below: We all know the Cinderella story… but did you know that the earliest version we know about was actually recorded by ancient Greek historians? Beverley Naidoo was surprised to discover that too, and now she’s retold the story in a gorgeous new picture book with beyond-beautiful illustrations from Marjan Vafaeian (we can’t stop gazing at them).…

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