Interstellar Cinderella

Interstellar Cinderella

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Once upon a planetoid,
amid her tools and sprockets,
a girl named Cinderella dreamed
of fixing fancy rockets.
With a little help from her fairy godrobot, Cinderella is going to the ball. But when the prince's ship has mechanical trouble, someone will have to zoom to the rescue! Readers will thank their lucky stars for this irrepressible fairy tale retelling, its independent heroine, and its stellar happy ending.
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, [2015]
ISBN: 9781452125329
1452125325
Branch Call Number: j P STORIES UNDERWOO
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Hunt, Meg - Illustrator

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LPL_KimberlyL May 23, 2018

A feminist Cinderella retelling for the pint-sized crowd, or for adults who just really enjoy picture books. Little ones can learn all about following their dreams, being independent, overcoming adversity without emphasizing true love as the main goal in life. LOVED IT.


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LPL_KimberlyL May 23, 2018

A feminist Cinderella retelling for the pint-sized crowd, or for adults who just really enjoy picture books. Little ones can learn all about following their dreams, being independent, overcoming adversity without emphasizing true love as the main goal in life. LOVED IT.

jpmel Jun 29, 2017

Such a fun spin on Cinderella! She's too young for marriage, but she'll be the prince's chief rocket mechanic :D

ArapahoeCynthiaK Mar 23, 2017

Cinderella modernized! Outer space is the place and a wrench is what the prince has to match....but there's a new and empowered ending to this story!

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stefhollmichel
Oct 27, 2016

A wonderful book in which Cinderella is a space mechanic and lives happily ever after fixing rockets instead of marrying the prince. The art is great and it's a fun twist on an old story.

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ker0wyn
Mar 03, 2016

I think this is the cutest thing I've ever seen!

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Scrockett101
Feb 08, 2016

My 3 year old loved this book and we loved the fresh spin on a very dated Cinderella story!

cmlibrary_ecrites Dec 26, 2015

This is a really clever, reimagined Cinderella tale where Cinderella is chosen not for her beauty and shoe size but her spaceship mechanic skills. Great read for those who like fairy tales and space/robot adventures as well as female characters who make their own way!

PimaLib_KatherineB Sep 23, 2015

A futuristic retelling of Cinderella where she is a space mechanic sought after by the prince for her superior mechanical skills. The rhyming text is clever and fun- especially given the robot and space vocabulary used. The vivid illustrations add to the story as well and will make this a fun picture book to read over and over.

martha_w Sep 14, 2015

This is easily one of my favorite picture books I've read this year. I loved the artwork, I was super impressed by the author's ability to make this one rhyme (considering how much mechanical space jargon there is), and I loved the reimagining of Cinderella as a feminist heroine. A total delight from start to finish, for kids and adults alike.

Chapel_Hill_KarinM Aug 31, 2015

This one is definitely a new favorite with a spunky space mechanic heroine, fun rhyming text, multiracial characters, and a twist to the ending. Loved it.

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waywardangel Jan 06, 2016

She landed right beside the prince. "That wrench is mine!" she cried. She quickly fixed the ailing ship. The prince said, "Be my bride!". She thought this over carefully. Her family watched in panic. "I'm far too young for marriage, but I'll be your chief mechanic."

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