Prince Cinders

Summary:

This book tells the story of Prince Cinders who has a difficult time with his three big hairy brothers. Things change for Prince Cinders when he meets a fairy who helps him get ready for the disco.

Comment:

Though this book follows the same narrative trajectory as the classic Cinderella story, but with a male protagonist, the fact that Prince Cinders does not fit into the expressions of hegemonic masculinity often found in fairy tales is significant.

Edited by: Centre for Children’s Literature and Culture Studies (Ireland)

Author(s): Cole, Babette

Illustrator(s): Cole, Babette

Publisher: Puffin

City: Harmondsworth

Year: 1997

Pages: 29

ISBN: 9780140555257

Age Range: 6 - 10

Language: EN

Original Language: EN

Keywords: Diversity, Male characters, Princess/prince, Rewriting

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