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

Cinderella of the Nile was picked for Perfect Picture Book Friday Buy Cinderella of the Nile  It was so wonderful to see Cinderella of the Nile included as a Perfect Picture Book Friday (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…

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Cinderella of the Nile transports us to another world!

Buy Cinderella of the Nile Read a wonderful review of Cinderella of the Nile, awarding it 4 stars, by Ferelith Hordon for Books for Keeps! The Cinderella story can be found all around the world, often appearing in surprising places. Here Beverley Naidoo looks to Egypt, adapting a story told by Herodotus and bringing in familiar fairytale elements – a bird that is instrumental in bringing “Cinderella” and her prince together, three sisters, not ugly but jealous. This…

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Five books on courage and kindness for kids chosen by Beverley Naidoo

  Buy Cinderella of the Nile Read this lovely interview with Beverley Naidoo, author of Cinderella of the Nile, by Zoe Greaves for Five Books. Beverley recommends the best books on courage and kindness for kids. Check it out below: Fairy tales and stories of courage and survival can help children understand that although there are injustices in the world there are ways in which they can make a difference – however small. The award-winning author Beverley Naidoo…

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Cinderella of the Nile illustrations echo ancient Egyptian art

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  By Meghan Sullivan For as long as I can remember I’ve been fascinated by the past and its relation to the present. The idea that through stories and art we are connected to people living thousands of years ago is incredible. It was this interest which inspired me to study Classics at university. While reading ancient myths and tales, or studying art, what struck me the most was not how different…

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The illustrations of Cinderella of the Nile are a perfect complement to Beverley Naidoo’s fine telling – Jill Bennett

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  Read a wonderful review of Cinderella of the Nile by Jill Bennett: Cinderella is one of the most often told and recognised stories all around the world with its themes and motifs appearing in the folklore of many cultures. Rhodopsis is an ancient Greek/Egyptian tale said to be the earliest Cinderella story. Now, Carnegie award-winning author Beverley Naidoo retells this little known tale, the first in the publisher’s ‘One Story, Many…

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