My First Reading Book is an illustrated first reading book in a large, fun format - perfect for use in show-and-tell. Bright and imaginative drawings throughout and appropriate vocabulary mean that children can follow as you read or try for themselves. Interactive questions and writing exercises at the back of the book provide a valuable aid to learning. It is a delightful retelling of a classic fairy tale, the fresh and lively storyline is designed to appeal to the young reader. Young Cinderella lives with her cruel stepmother and her horrible stepsisters, who make her do all the chores and don't let her have any fun at all. When there is a ball at the palace, Cinderella meets Prince Charming - with help from her Fairy Godmother, a pumpkin and some friendly mice. But at midnight the magic runs out, and Cinderella dashes away. Will the prince ever be able to find her and make her his bride...? The timeless tale is retold in this enchanting book, with familiar language and simple vocabulary that children can follow easily.