Gail Carson Levine writes her version of what happened on the Glass Hill. “That’s what we should call him– Cinderellis.” Burt this unusual spin on an old favorite, Cinderlla is a boy! He’s Cinderellis, and he has two unfriendly . In this humorous retelling of a Perrault tale, a lonely young farm lad uses his unusual inventive ability to pass a nearly impossible test and win the hand of t.

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Cinderellis and the Glass Hill

We both enjoyed this twist on the Cinderella story. It was like love at first sight. It was znd interesting retelling of Cinderella, with Cinderella being a boy in this version, mom and I have read some version were Cinder is male.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: A book is too hard to write. Any fan of Cinderella would enjoy this book.

The illustrations are also charming. The last but not least one is,”He just wanted to see if his sticky powder would take him and one of the mares up the glass hill.

I would have been so mad if my dad was gone for that long. So that we could have both opp-ions and so that we could here both sides of them at different times. Cinderellis also arrives at the castle to see what the hubbub’s about, and runs into Marigold. The boys name in Ellis, but he got his name from his brothers by getting cinder all over himself, so that’s why his name is Cinderellis.

This was a super cute gender swap loosely based on Cinderella plus any fairytale where a guy has to do some impossible task to gain the hand of the princess. Her first book for children, Ella Enchantedwon a Newbery Honor. Dec 26, ZI rated it really liked it Shelves: The Princess Tales 6 books. Just letting you all know: The princesses dad likes to go on quests and Cinderelllises brothers not ever talking to him.


Want to Read saving…. How Marigold thought that he was a monster because he couldn’t talk in the helmet that was so funny. Cinderellis and the Glass Hill Princess Tales.

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This is a hilarious romp through fairy land and mythology alike. Cinderellie cute twist on the story of Cinderella, with Ellis, goass youngest of three boys and an amazing inventor, vying for the respect and attention his brothers never give him. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. One thing that i did like about cindrellis book was that is was pretty descriptive and gave lots of details.

He just finds himself in ridiculous situations that he unintentionally exasperates. She wanted her dad to stay home so much from his adventures so that she could be with her dad and not be so lonely. He devises a special sticking powder to allow his horses’ hooves to adhere to glass. As you might have guessed, they fall in love.

In this unusual spin on an old favorite, Cinderella is a boy! Nov 28, pietastic rated it really liked it Shelves: This would be a great read-aloud for children. Email Address never made public. Read the book to see if he can do it.

He sprinkled the powder on his tin cup, and the cup began to rise up the chimney. You are commenting using your Ciderellis account.


Cinderellis and the Glass Hill by Gail Carson Levine

Ralph said, “Rain tomorrow. And, as always, the princess has the final word. Be the first to ask a question about Cinderellis and the Glass Hill. This was a super cute gender swap loosely based on Cinderella plus any fairytale where a guy has to do some impossible task to gain the hand of the princess. This one was a bit too silly for my taste. Another enchanting fairy tale jill by Gail Carson Levine. Trivia Cinderlelis Cinderellis and t These are all so cute and quick I never say anything about them.

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In Cinderellis and the Glass Hill, our hero must use his own resourcefulness, not just magic, to be with the one he loves. But, alas, that isn’t cijderellis things happen for them. I enjoyed it, and I think my kids would really enjoy it.

Mar 08, Leah rated it it was amazing Shelves: The only problem is– Marigold thinks Cinderellis is a monster! There wasn’t much about it that sounded like a spin on the Cinderella story, but I enjoyed all the elements of different fairy-tales that were put into it. Now we have two stories in one book?

In this fourth of her Princess Tales, Levine brings new life and new fun into a little-known tale and proves that determination, imagination, and kindness can carry the day.