Top 10 Cinderella Stories Books

    Interstellar Cinderella
    6.0
    01
    Interstellar Cinderella
    Written by Deborah Underwood & illustrated by Meg Hunt
    Cinderella
    6.0
    02
    Cinderella
    Written by K.Y. Craft & illustrated by Mahlon F Craft
    Cinder Edna
    6.0
    03
    Cinder Edna
    Written by Ellen Jackson & illustrated by Kevin O'Malley
    Ella Enchanted
    5.9
    04
    Ella Enchanted
    Fanny's Dream
    5.9
    05
    Fanny's Dream
    Written by Caralyn Buehner & illustrated by Mark Buehner
    Adelita
    5.5
    06
    Adelita
    Written and illustrated by Tomie dePaola
    The Talking Eggs
    5.4
    07
    The Talking Eggs
    Written by Robert D. San Souci & illustrated by Jerry Pinkney
    Yeh-Shen: A Cinderella Story from China
    5.3
    08
    Yeh-Shen: A Cinderella Story from China
    Written and illustrated by Ai-Ling Louie
    Seriously, Cinderella Is SO Annoying!: The Story of Cinderella as Told by the Wicked Stepmother
    5.3
    09
    Seriously, Cinderella Is SO Annoying!: The Story of Cinderella as Told by the Wicked Stepmother
    Written by Trisha Speed Shaskan & illustrated by Gerald Claude Guerlais
    Smoky Mountain Rose: An Appalachian Cinderella
    5.3
    10
    Smoky Mountain Rose: An Appalachian Cinderella
    Written by Alan Schroeder & illustrated by Brad Sneed

The tale of Cinderella spans time and place. While many readers are probably familiar with Walt Disney's version of the story as told through film, there are as many different versions of Cinderella as there are cultures and times. Popular culture is, unfortunately, perhaps more aware of different versions of Cinderella movies (think Ever After, A Cinderella Story, Into the Woods, etc.) than they are of different versions of Cinderella books. We've created this ultimate list of the best Cinderella books for kids to include Cinderella adaptations from a host of cultures as well as fractured fairy tales of this beloved tale from the modern era. Some Cinderella stories enchant with their stunning illustrations as in the version by Kinuko Y. Craft. Other Cinderella adaptations nudge open the door to understanding another culture, like "Adelita: A Mexican Cinderella Story". Still other Cinderella fractured fairy tales, such as "Seriously, Cinderella is SO Annoying!: The Story of Cinderella as Told by the Wicked Stepmother," remind us to see things from other perspectives. This list includes books to appeal to readers ages 0 to 10 and beyond, from board to picture to chapter books. Board books are best for the littlest readers ages 0 to 3. Picture books are intriguing for all ages, but geared towards ages 2 to 6. Chapter books are generally for readers ages 6 to 12 and will include middle-grade fairy tale retellings such as "Ella Enchanted". Without further ado, dig in and enjoy this collection of Cinderella stories sure to make your heart sing! Are there other books you think we should consider including? Tell us!

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5.3
Cindy Ellen: A Wild Western Cinderella
5.0
The Persian Cinderella
4.8
Little Gold Star: A Spanish American Cinderella Tale
Cinderella-Rossi
Ella's Big Chance: A Jazz-Age Cinderella
Cinderella Liberator
5.8
Elly and the Smelly Sneaker
5.5
The Egyptian Cinderella
4.9
Cinderella
4.8
Sootface
4.8
The Irish Cinderlad
4.5
Dinorella: A Prehistoric Fairy Tale
4.3
Cinders
4.0
Prince Cinders
3.8
The Stolen Slipper
Cinderella Junior Novel
So This Is Love: A Twisted Tale
The Way Meat Loves Salt: A Cinderella Tale from the Jewish Tradition
Kao & the Golden Fish
Walt Disney's Cinderella
5.0
Cendrillon : A Caribbean Cinderella
5.0
The Korean Cinderella
4.5
Domítíla: A Cinderella Tale from the Mexican Tradition
Cinderella
Pigling: A Cinderella Story
Cinderella
5.6
Cinderella
5.0
Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters
4.8
The Golden Sandal: A Middle Eastern Cinderella Story
4.8
First Stories: Cinderella
4.6
Cinder-Elly
4.3
Sootypaws: A Cinderella Story
4.1
Cinderella Penguin or The Little Glass Flipper
4.0
If the Shoe Fits
Tattercoats: An old English tale
Fair, Brown & Trembling: An Irish Cinderella Story
Cinderella: The Dog And Her Little Glass Slipper
Joe Cinders