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Children from each Key Stage will be entranced by Cinderella of the Nile – Just Imagine

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  Read a wonderful review of Cinderella of the Nile by primary school practitioner Kiran Satti for Just Imagine: This is an eclectic mix of fairy tale and folklore. The reader, or explorer of a new world, follows Rhodopis on her journey. It is a story woven with golden threads of hopeful words from characters who hold wisdom, courage and kindness – traits which enhance Rhodopis’ beauty. Her kind actions radiate a pure and unrivalled…

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The power of kindness and love shine through in Cinderella of the Nile

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  So wonderful to see Cinderella of the Nile included as a Perfect Picture Book Firday (PPBF) by Patricia Nozell in Wander, Ponder, Write. Read the lovely review here: Title: Cinderella of the Nile  Written by: Beverley Naidoo Illustrated by: Marjan Vafaeian Publisher/date: Tiny Owl Publishing/2018 Suitable for ages: 4-8 or older Themes/Topics: fairy tale; #ReadYourWorld; #OneStoryManyVoices; kindness; love Opening: Long, long ago when pirates roamed the seas around Greece, a beautiful baby girl was born…

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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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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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