Cinder and Ella

Cinder and Ella

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After her father's disappearance, Cinder leaves home for a servant job at the castle. But it isn't long before her sister Ella is brought to the castle herself. What Ella finds there starts a quest that will change her life and the entire kingdom.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 273 pages
  • 147 x 211 x 23mm | 395g
  • English
  • 1599559064
  • 9781599559063

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After her father's disappearance, Cinder leaves home for a servant job at the castle. But it isn't long before her sister Ella is brought to the castle herself. What Ella finds there starts a quest that will change her life and the entire kingdom. Cinder and Ella is a Cinderella story like no other, and one you'll never forget.
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1,679 ratings
3.37 out of 5 stars
5 21% (358)
4 25% (418)
3 30% (506)
2 17% (285)
1 7% (112)

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Cinderella has been retold in numerous of ways - Disney, historical, musical, pop culture, ninja, assassin, ugly sister's perspective, masculine - but here is one that claims she is actually 2 sisters named Cinder and Ella who each have their burdens to bear. Cinder has been the Atlas of the family, waiting on her sisters and mother hand and foot without complaint, while Ella has a harder time with being as patient. When Cinder leaves the family to be a castle servant, Ella tries to pick up the slack but it is obvious that her family would rather have Cinder. However, something wicked resides in the castle by the name of a supposed Prince Charming - and it is up to Ella to get to the bottom of it and rescue her sister. The Cinderella fairy tale retellings seems to be gaining popularity lately - and I can't seem to resist them as I patiently wait for Apocalypsie debut Queen Of Glass. I had a difficult time with diving into Cinder and Ella. I know that this was not supposed to have any bibbidies or bobbidies, but the story didn't draw me in very well. I thought it was about both Cinder and Ella - but Cinder becomes more of an afterthought as Ella takes the stage. I thought there'd be more to how they became "Cinderella" but it hardly mattered. The opening line promised a "corrected" version - but as the story slowly proceeded, it seemed like a completely unrelated story that had no bearing on this age-old fairy tale.show more
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