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Cinderella's Secret Slipper
by Alinka Rutkowska
Cinderella's Secret Slipper is the latest release by Alinka Rutkowska, better known for her Maya & Filippo series of children's books. This is the first in her new series featuring classic fairy tales with a modern twist, suitable for children ages 3 to 6.
For more books by this author, please check out my blog posts on Maya & Filippo Make Friends in Auckland (blog post), Maya & Filippo Look for Happiness in Tauranga (blog post), Maya & Filippo See Impossible Things in the Garden City (blog post), and Maya & Filippo Learn about Careers in Dunedin (blog post).
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Cinderella's Secret Slipper is a story of our favorite princess who more than anything else wants to wear her famous glass slippers to her son's birthday party. But she can't because her four-year-old smashed one of them in an attempt at killing a mosquito on the wall. Where is she going to get a glass slipper now?
Praise for the Book
"Comical and neat, with unusual twists and turns, this tale will immediately grab children’s attention." ~ Mrs. D., Award-winning Children's Author
"Cinderella’s Secret Slipper is quite impressive and it’s highly recommended. […] Checinski’s illustrations are marvelous! They’re bold and brightly colored and fit the dialogue to a tee." ~ Jack Magnus from Readers’ Favorite
"For children of all ages who wonder what happens when characters are said to live happily ever after, Ms Rutkowska gives us a glimpse, and does so with her usual cleverness and creative thinking. The story is strikingly illustrated, beautifully written, and highly recommended by this writer." ~ Dan Cohen, award-winning children’s author
"Brilliant, bright-colored illustrations are a delightful addition to this enchanted story. And, there’s a 'quiz' at the end to ensure young readers comprehend the story. I give Cinderella’s Secret Slipper a 'five star' rating!" ~ Debra Latiolais, award-winning children’s author
By Lynda Dickson
What happens after a fairy tale's "happily ever after"? Well, Cinderella is now married to the Prince and their son Junior is about to celebrate his fourth birthday with a royal gala. But where is Cinderella's missing glass slipper. And who will come to her rescue?
This is author Alinka Rutkowska's first book in her new series of fairy tales with a twist. She once again teams up with Konrad Checinski, whose illustrations are bright and colorful. The cute story is followed by a quick quiz to check your child's comprehension, as well as a short version of the classic Cinderella fairy tale. The kids are sure to enjoy finding out what happens after the original story ended!
About the Author
Alinka Rutkowska is an award-winning and best-selling Children's Author of over twenty books. She is the winner of the prestigious International Readers' Favorite Book Award Contest and her book series received the acclaimed Mom's Choice Book Award.
Alinka has been featured on Fox Business Network, Examiner, She Knows, She Writes, Blog Talk Radio, The Writer's Life, and many more.