At Birth, Ella Is Inadvertently Cursed By An Imprudent Young Fairy Named Lucinda, Who Bestows On Her The Gift Of Obedience Anything Anyone Tells Her To Do, Ella Must Obey Another Girl Might Have Been Cowed By This Affliction, But Not Feisty Ella Instead Of Making Me Docile, Lucinda S Curse Made A Rebel Of Me Or Perhaps I Was That Way Naturally When Her Beloved Mother Dies, Leaving Her In The Care Of A Mostly Absent And Avaricious Father, And Later, A Loathsome Stepmother And Two Treacherous Stepsisters, Ella S Life And Well Being Seem To Be In Grave Peril But Her Intelligence And Saucy Nature Keep Her In Good Stead As She Sets Out On A Quest For Freedom And Self Discovery As She Tries To Track Down Lucinda To Undo The Curse, Fending Off Ogres, Befriending Elves, And Falling In Love With A Prince Along The Way Yes, There Is A Pumpkin Coach, A Glass Slipper, And A Happily Ever After, But This Is The Most Remarkable, Delightful, And Profound Version Of Cinderella You Ll Ever Read.Gail Carson Levine S Examination Of Traditional Female Roles In Fairy Tales Takes Some Satisfying Twists And Deviations From The Original Ella Is Bound By Obedience Against Her Will, And Takes Matters In Her Own Hands With Ambition And Verve Her Relationship With The Prince Is Balanced And Based On Humor And Mutual Respect In Fact, It Is She Who Ultimately Rescues Him Ella Enchanted Has Won Many Well Deserved Awards, Including A Newbery Honor.
Just letting you all know I m only going to review books I love There s enough negative criticism without me piling on A book is too hard to write.Gail Carson Levine grew up in New York City and began writing seriously in 1987 Her first book for children, Ella Enchanted, was a 1998 Newbery Honor Book Levine s other books include Fairest Dave at Night, an ALA Notable Book and Best Book for Yo
- 232 pages
- Ella Enchanted
- Gail Carson Levine
- 19 August 2017 Gail Carson Levine