Moss Gown

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1990 - Juvenile Fiction - 48 pages
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Candace finds herself cast out of her home by jealous older sisters, but with the help of a witch woman and a magical moss gown, she captures the heart of the young plantation owner "The smooth-as-silk mix of Hooks' engrossing text and Carrick's elegant illustrations creates a picture story book of magic and drama." -- School Library Journal, starred review

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User Review  - The_Hibernator - LibraryThing

When Candice's father decides to split his lands among his daughters, he puts them to the test by asking each how much she loves him. Candice's sisters flatter her father with fancy words but no ... Read full review

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This fairy tale version of Cinderella was done wonderfully. I thought the way in which Hooks changed the plot into a southern folktale was quite interesting, especially living in the south. This ... Read full review

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Donald Carrick has illustrated many children's books. He lives in Edgartown, Massachusetts.

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