The golden sandal: a Middle Eastern Cinderella

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Holiday House, Feb 1, 1998 - Fiction - 32 pages
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An Iraqi version of the Cinderella story in which a kind and beautiful girl who is mistreated by her stepmother and stepsister finds a husband with the help of a magic fish.

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Beautiful illustrations by Will Hillenbrand. - LibraryThing
The ending is different in each book. - LibraryThing
Many of the illustrations are two page spreads. - LibraryThing
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i have to do this book for class as story telling for THE SCHOOL!!!!!

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This was a fun spin on the traditional Cinderella story that we all know and love. Students and children will love comparing this story to a traditional story, or even another "Cinderella" type story ... Read full review

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About the author (1998)

Rebecca Hickox is the author of Zorro and Quwi: Tales of a Trickster Guinea Pig, illustrated by Kim Howard, which Kirkus Reviews calls "delightful," in a pointer review, Per and the Dala Horse, illustrated by Yvonne Gilbert, an American Bookseller Pick of the Lists selection, and Matreshka, illustrated by Alexi Natchev, which Booklist praises as "cleverly told." A high school librarian, Rebecca Hickox lives in Salem, Oregon, with her daughter, Rebecca.

Will Hillenbrand illustrated The Tale of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves: A Story from the Arabian Nights, retold by Eric A. Kimmel, of which Publishers Weekly writes, "Hillenbrand brings to the tale a light heartedness that should woo readers," and Wicked Jack, by Connie Nordhielm Wooldridge, the winner of the 1996 Irma S. and James H. Black Book Award given by the Bank Street College of Education. He lives in Terrace Park, Ohio, with his wife, Jane, and their son, Ian.

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