How can a fairy's blessing be such a curse?
At her birth, Ella of Frell was given a foolish fairy's gift—the "gift" of obedience. Ella must obey any order given to her, whether it's hopping on one foot for a day or chopping off her own head!
But strong-willed Ella does not tamely accept her fate. She goes on a quest, encountering ogres, giants, wicked stepsisters, fairy godmothers, and handsome princes, determined to break the curse—and live happily ever after.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - mirrani - LibraryThing
I'm not a fan of fairy tales, so I put off reading this book for a long time. I am a reader who picks up every Newbery Honor and Winning book when I can, so I knew that eventually I would have to end ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ImperfectCJ - LibraryThing
This was an okay book. My kids and I listened to it on audio. The narrator's voice was so high-pitched, I sometimes had to go in another room for a break. My kids even noted it, but it didn't seem to ... Read full review