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Buy Cinderella of the Nile

Watch the brand new trailer for our stunning fairytale Cinderella of the Nile by Beverley Naidoo and Marjan Vafaeian!

It’s now available in paperback, and in hardback in the US!

 

This earliest known version of Cinderella is brought to life for the modern-day reader. Rhodopis is a Greek girl who is sold into slavery by bandits and taken to Egypt. Along the way she becomes friends with the storyteller Aesop and a host of playful animals.

Her master gives her a pair of beautiful rose-red slippers, making three other servants jealous. But when Horus, the falcon, sweeps in to steal her slipper, Rhodopis has little idea that this act will lead her to the King of Egypt.

The first in our ‘One Story, Many Voices’ series, this ancient story of Cinderella finds its echo in fairy tales all over the world.

  • Read a review by Reading Zone: Cinderella of the Nile is woven with hopeful words
  •  Inspiring ideas for fun classroom activities! A Year Three class’ amazing response to Cinderella of the Nile
  • Read a review by Kirkus Reviews: Cinderella of the Nile is a rich addition to the global fairy-tale collection!
  • An eight-year-old says why she loves Cinderella of the Nile!

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