This classic tale of Cinderella and Prince Charming will capture the heart of every child. Readers will be thrilled by the adventures of the young heroine, as she faces terrible hardships, but is then offered the chance of a better life - with a little magical assistance from her fairy godmother! This attractive new version of Charles Perrault's story has been specially adapted by Lesley Young and illustrated with lively pictures by Annabel Spenceley. It is perfect for reading aloud to small children, or for more confident readers to enjoy by themselves. Cinderella lives with her cruel stepmother and horrible stepsisters, who make her do all the household chores and never let her have any fun at all. When a Grand Ball is held at the palace, Cinderella meets her Prince Charming - with the help of her fairy godmother, a pumpkin, six friendly fieldmice and two froggy footmen. However, when the clock strikes midnight, the spell wears off and Cinderella runs away, leaving behind a glass slipper. Will the prince ever be able to find her and make her his bride? Read this timeless tale to find out...