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Cinderella Skeleton

Cinderella Skeleton

by Robert D. San Souci Illustrated by David Catrow

Meet Cinderella Skeleton, as sweetly foul as only a ghoul can be. Poor Cinderella has no one to help her hang the cobwebs and arrange dead flowers — certainly not her evil stepsisters. But the Halloween Ball is just around the corner. Will Cinderella find happiness at last? 

Robert San Souci and award-winning illustrator David Catrow retell the Cinderella story with a hilarious twist. This time Cinderella is … a skeleton. Evil stepsisters, Prince Charnel, and a Halloween Ball are all wrapped into one comical fractured fairy tale.

"Hysterically funny." — Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"Fabulous art by Catrow and clever verse by San Souci... [T]his version is not for the faint of heart!" — San Francisco Chronicle

"A Cinderella story that girls 'and' boys will love." — Publishers Weekly

Ages
6, 7, 5
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Grade Level Equivalent
4.2
DRA
38
Guided Reading
P
Publisher
Silver Whistle Books
Number of Pages
32
Genre
Fables, Folk Tales and Myths

About the Author and Illustrator

Robert D. San Souci Robert San Souci is an award-winning author whose books have been named Caldecott Honor Books and Coretta Scott King Honor Books.
David Catrow Catrow's illustrations in Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon by Patty Lovell make you fall instantly in love with the short, clumsy, and buck toothed Molly Lou. He continues his spirited style of illustration in his newest book, We the Kids. In this book, Catrow makes understanding the Preamble to the Constitution accessible to children and even fun!

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