Gail Carson Levine writes her version of what happened on the Glass Hill. “That’s what we should call him– Cinderellis.” Burt this unusual spin on an old favorite, Cinderlla is a boy! He’s Cinderellis, and he has two unfriendly . In this humorous retelling of a Perrault tale, a lonely young farm lad uses his unusual inventive ability to pass a nearly impossible test and win the hand of t.

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There are many diff It starts out with both Cinderellis and the princess talking about their lonely and miserable lives. There is a contest coming up to decide who the princess will marry.

The princess seemed like she was really nice and she was a good influence on young people who read the book. It also includes cinderelois the imagination and wit found in the previous Princess Tales and is overall a delightful read. The Princess Tales Summary: Cinderellis uses his scientific learning to explain things, and Marigold can ask him “why” as much as she wants to!

Cinderellis and the Glass Hill

This would be a great read-aloud for children. Whatever the case, the rest of the books in the series more than made up for my unpleasant experience with the first one!


I always enjoy Levine, and this te does not disappoint. There wasn’t much about it that sounded like a spin on the Cinderella story, but I enjoyed all the elements of different fairy-tales that were put into it. She wanted her dad to stay home so much from hlll adventures so that she could be with her d I really liked this book because it had so much surplices and it really did the unsuspected. You are commenting using your Twitter account.

Cinderellis and the Glass Hill

I do highly recommend this as a read-aloud to smaller kids, or a quick read for elementary kids. Another clever retelling of a classic fairy tale by the mistress of the form, Gail Carson Levine. I enjoyed it, and I think my kids would really enjoy it. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. I knew that the concept of the three horses who can only be freed by human touch must reference something too, and I found a really interesting Russian folktale called The Enchanted Peafowl.

I loved how the Cinderella story is told from a boy’s point of view.

Super cute and creative book. In this unusual spin on an old favorite, Cinderlla is a boy! This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.


Just letting you all know: It was s quick, fun read. There are many different types figurative language in this book.

She is also the author of the nonfiction book Writing Magic: As you might have guessed, they fall in love. She asked all the men in line what they would do if they won.

Top Ten Tuesday Sep 02, Emerald rated it liked it Shelves: The next one is, “Discovered that the grass in their best hay field had vanished. Cinderellis also arrives at the castle to see what the hubbub’s about, and runs into Glasx.

Cinderellis and the Glass Hill by Gail Carson Levine

The strength of this book lies strongly on the characters, ccinderellis a cat name Apricot and some beautiful horses. I have vivid memories of my dad reading this to me. I liked how that they both felt lonely and that they had nobody. The boy was very creative and smart.