Published: Jun 21 2022
Height: 0.70 Width: 5.10 Depth: 7.50
Awards: Buckeye Children's Book Award, California Young Reader Medal, Nutmeg Book Award, Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Book Award, Young Hoosier Book Award
This beloved Newbery Honor-winning story about a feisty heroine is sure to enchant readers new and old.
At her birth, Ella of Frell receives a foolish fairy's gift--the gift of obedience. Ella must obey any order, whether it's to hop on one foot for a day and a half, or to chop off her own head! But strong-willed Ella does not accept her fate...
Against a bold backdrop of princes, ogres, giants, wicked stepsisters, and fairy godmothers, Ella goes on a quest to break the curse forever.
A tween favorite for 25 years--now shared with today's young readers by moms, teachers, and other adults who remember the pleasure of discovering this fun fairy-tale retelling themselves!