Paperback – February 17, 2004
In this novel rereleased to coincide with the release of the new Miramax Films movie and based on the story of Cinderella, Ella struggles against the childhood curse that forces her to obey any order given to her. Reissue.
This beloved Newbery Honor-winning story about a feisty heroine is sure to enchant readers new and old.
At her birth, Ella of Frell receives a foolish fairy's gift—the “gift” of obedience. Ella must obey any order, whether it's to hop on one foot for a day and a half, or to chop off her own head! But strong-willed Ella does not accept her fate...
Against a bold backdrop of princes, ogres, giants, wicked stepsisters, and fairy godmothers, Ella goes on a quest to break the curse forever.