Cinderella An Art Deco Love Story Author:Lynn Roberts (Adapter), David Roberts (Illustrator) An amusing twist on the beloved rags-to-riches tale — Greta's father marries unwisely and brings home a heartless wife, her two argumentative daughters, and her nasty little dog. Soon Greta is vacuuming floors and sleeping in the kitchen among the cinders-thus her nickname: Cinderella. Then one day a royal proclamation beams out over all the ... more »radios in the land: Prince Roderick is giving a ball! Despite her stepmother's conniving-and with a little help from a kindly woman-Cinderella makes it to the ball in style and wins the heart of the charming prince.
This humorous and engaging retelling places Cinderella in the opulent era of Art Deco. Whether she's drinking from Clarice Cliff coffee cups, dusting the frames of paintings by Augustus John and Tamara de Lempicka, or setting off for the ball in a white Rolls Royce, Cinderella lives life to the fullest-despite her fabulously evil stepmother and stepsisters. Young readers will laugh out loud!« less