Cinderella Smith has a problem with a capital P. She loses shoes almost as quickly as she puts them on her feet. But now shes lost the most important shoe of all: her shiny, ruby red tap shoe. Without it she wont have a chance of being chosen Pumpkin Blossom Fairy for the fall dance recitaland that means no special tutu, no crown, and no solo!
The school year is starting out with big problems too. Her new teacher laughs at her name, shes sitting at the smart-boys table, and her old best friend is ignoring her. Now the new girl, Erin, has asked for her advice on wicked stepsisters. And Cinderella doesnt have stepsisterswicked or otherwise!
The recital is just around the corner and the stepsisters are on their way. Can Cinderella and Erin solve the capital P problems in time?
About the Author
In between tripping over abandoned shoes, chasing after escaped pets, and searching for lost belongings, Stephanie Barden wrote her first book, Cinderella Smith, which was followed by Cinderella Smith: The More the Merrier. The author teaches classes at Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, where she lives with her husband, Tom; son, Joe; and eighty-pound lapdog, Otis.
Diane Goode is the illustrator of more than fifty beloved and critically acclaimed picture books, including the Caldecott Honor Book When I Was Young in the Mountains by Cynthia Rylant. Inspired by the handwritten letters of the Founding Mothers, she begins with their quill and sepia handwriting and spins out the line to re-create their images and the remarkable events of their lives for a new generation of young readers.
Chapter book readers will love this light-hearted story of a missing dance shoe, escaped pets and possible wicked step-sisters
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