"Humor permeates the tale, while clever twists shape it; as in William Steig's best work, the language is spare and catchy, the telling is droll, and pictures and text combine perfectly. (Picture book. 4-8)"
This spinoff from the Cinderella story is an instant classic—children will love it, while adults who read it aloud will admire the imagination and talent Meddaugh (Martha Blah Blah, 1996, etc.) exhibits in this highly original tale.
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