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Cinderelephant

Written & Illustrated by Emma Dodd


A classic tale with a gigantic twist!

"Cinderelephant, make my breakfast!"
"Cinderelephant, mop the floor!"

Poor Cinderelephant! The Warty Sisters never say please or thank you (how rude!), and when she asks to go to the grand ball, they just laugh. "Whoever would want to dance with YOU?"

Little do they know, Cinderelephant has a Furry Godmouse on her side! And with a little help... and the right pair of shoes... anything is possible.


Reviews and Awards

An Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Best Book of the Year, Gold Seal

“With elephant books, the laughs seem to take care of themselves…. Or does Dodd just make it look easy?... Like Cinderelephant’s huge slipper, subject and story are an unlikely but delightful fit.” - New York Times

“Cartoony digital art features eye-catching patterns and bold lines that capture the action. Dodd walks the fine line between making jokes at Cinderelephant’s expense and provoking sympathy for her; she could, after all, squash the Warty Sisters, but she is an astonishingly gentle soul who will, in the future, be living large. Quirky children will adore this.” - Booklist

"Dodd proves there’s still plenty of life in the oldest of fairy tales.... There are plenty of visual and verbal jokes… but this is no mere spoof. In fact, the book exudes a palpable sense of an author connecting with her heroine’s loneliness and yearnings, while loving every inch of Cinderelephant’s plus-plus-plus-size body. That’s right, it takes a pachyderm Cinderella - and an artist of Dodd’s caliber - to encapsulate this familiar character’s full humanity." - Publishers Weekly

"Digitally rendered cartoon illustrations pop with bold black outlines and contrasting bright colors and textures. Spreads amply accommodate the sizable protagonist, adding visual humor to the story…. Cinderelephant's pink dress and pink, glittery shoes are sure to attract fans of Pinkalicious and Fancy Nancy." - School Library Journal


Purchase Options
Indiebound • Amazon • Barnes & Noble


Fall 2013
Picture Book
ISBN: 978-0-545-53285-3
Price: $16.99/$18.99
Trim Size: 9 3/4" x 11 1/4"
Page Count: 32
Foreign Rights: Templar
Translation Rights: Templar
Rights Available? yes


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