Ella Enchanted

Ella Enchanted

Downloadable Audiobook - 2004
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That fool of a fairy Lucinda did not intend to lay a curse on me. She meant to bestow a gift. When I cried inconsolably through my first hour of life, my tears were her inspiration. Shaking her head sympathetically at Mother, the fairy touched my nose. 'My gift is obedience. Ella will always be obedient. Now stop crying, child.' I stopped. So begins this richly entertaining story of Ella of Frell, who wants nothing more than to be free of Lucinda's gift and feel that she belongs to herself. For how can she truly belong to herself if she knows that at any time, anyone can order her to hop on one foot, cut off her hand, or betray her kingdom and she'll have to obey? Against a bold tapestry of princes, ogres, giants, wicked stepsisters, and fairy godmothers, Ella's spirited account of her quest to break the curse is a funny, poignant, and enchanting tale about an unforgettable heroine who is determined to be herself.
Publisher: [New York] : Listening Library, 2004
ISBN: 9780739344781
Branch Call Number: Overdrive eAudiobook
Additional Contributors: Riegel, Eden

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Jun 07, 2014

Unique spin-off of the classic fairy tale Cinderella. One of my favorite princess stories!!!!

Sep 27, 2012

I love this book so much! It's a real shame the movie didn't stay really true to it.

Jun 25, 2010

One of the best fractured fairy tales, Ella must fight a curse that forces her to obey anyone and everyone. If you liked the movie, you'll love the book.


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