Monday, September 10, 2012

I Recommend: Belinda and the Glass Slipper

We made a fun library-book-discovery this week.



BELINDA AND THE GLASS SLIPPER is a delightful twist on the Cinderella story.

I've read it at least once a day since we brought it home. Even my son stopped to listen when I was reading it aloud to the younger girls and he laughed in all the right places.

My favorite part is this one:  

Lola smiled sweetly at Belinda and said, "I really want this part, and I always get what I want. Plus, I have perfect, tiny feet -- just right for Cinderella."

"Belinda had perfect feet, too, but they happened to be huge.

As a fellow large-footed person, I was rooting right away for Belinda!

This is one book that when my kids say, "Read it again!" I say, "Okay!" without any hesitation.


Any book recommendations for me? What are you reading?  

9 comments:

  1. That sounds great, and what a cute idea! I'm reading Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children right now, and really enjoying it.

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  2. Aw, this sounds too sweet! Thanks for sharing it.

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  3. Cute! I'm reading WONDER by RJ Palacio and it is wonderful ...

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  4. I love retellings! Definitely adding this to my list. :)

    And *happy sigh*, isn't it great when you find one you don't mind re-reading endlessly? :D

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  5. Oh, how I miss the age of reading those types of books to my little ones. (They're not so little anymore, but we still read together.)

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  6. My new favorite children's book is I Love You Stinky Face. We've been reading it every night for the past couple of weeks! Belinda and the Glass Slipper sounds adorable!

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  7. Aw, how sweet! I can't wait until my niece is old enough and I can read all those fun books with her. :)

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  8. LOL! That looks like an awesome book! And look at Belinda's feet! They're skis! :D <3

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