Dinorella: A Prehistoric Fairy Tale

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Hyperion Book CH, Sep 1, 1997 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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This dreamy, alliterative and different Cinderella story will have readers doubling over with delight. Dinorella is dying to go to the dance, but her dreadful stepsisters, Doris and Dora, declare she's too dowdy and dull. Dinorella is stuck in the den--until Fairy-dactyl arrives and bedecks Dinorella with some dazzling diamonds, allowing her to depart for the dance. Full color.

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User Review  - Bonnie_Ferrante - LibraryThing

This wacky version of Cinderella is told with a maximum number of words beginning with the letter D. It begins, “Dora, Doris, and Dinorella lived down in the sand dunes in a dinosaur den. Dora and ... Read full review

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User Review  - cpaavola - LibraryThing

This is a fun twist on the classic fairy talk of Cinderella. Her stepsisters never wanted to help her do any of the chores. They were all invited to the dance and they wouldn't let her go. Then she ... Read full review

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Pamela Duncan Edwards (www.pameladuncanedwards.net) grew up in northern England and now lives in the Washington, D.C. area with her husband and two sons. Her father wrote children's stories for magazines in England and his love of children's literature was a huge influence on her. Pamela taught preschool for eleven years in England before becoming a children's librarian when she moved to the United States. Because of her teaching background, Pamela's books present early learning concepts and use many literary devices, but also entertain as they teach. She believes laughter is a great learning tool. For more than a decade Pamela has wowed audiences with a wealth of winning tales and continues to inspire young ones to read.

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