Cinderella and the Bowling Slipper by Nadia Higgins

By Nadia Higgins

Greater than cake, greater than fireworks, or even greater than Christmas, Fiona and Frieda love fairy stories. on a daily basis at recess, they act out their favourite tales. Then, at the fifty-seventh day of 3rd grade, whatever outstanding occurs. Magic glints fill the air and the ladies become aware of they've got magic rhyming powers. suddenly, Cinderella's sitting on the backside of the curly blue slide, and she's crying more durable than a kindergartener at the first day of faculty. Can Fiona and Frieda aid Cinderella locate her fairy godmother earlier than her suggest stepsisters realize her? Will they assist Cinderella meet the prince--or will they destroy the fairy story perpetually? discover during this unique, illustrated bankruptcy publication appropriate for learn alouds and starting bankruptcy booklet readers. Calico bankruptcy Books is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a department of ABDO team. Grades 2-8.

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Fiona asked her friend. 53 54 Frieda could barely explain it all without crying. “It’s okay,” Fiona said. She hugged Frieda. “It’s okay. ” Frieda was feeling so bad that Fiona didn’t want to tell her right away. Fiona’s plan was to go to the ball and get the watch back. Fiona reasoned, sometimes the simplest plans are best. Of course, the girls had no idea where the ball was and that meant— “Mrs. Merryball! Mrs. ” The girls caught up with the Fairy Godmother in the lobby of Castle Apartments.

Fiona asked. “Why, he’s the one who opens the coach’s door,” the Fairy Godmother said. “Row, row, row—,” she started singing again. ” 45 “Oh, yes, quite,” the Fairy Godmother said. “I suppose any girl who can zip a zipper can pull a handle. . ” Then with a quick wand flip, she put Cinderella in a big, white, ruffly, puffy, ribbony, lacy dress. Cinderella stood there for a minute looking like a depressed wedding cake. Then her chin wrinkled and she started to cry. Sniff. Oooooh. Hiccup. Waaaaaah!

Poof! Poof! 59 There stood Frieda, dazzling in a shimmery black gown with a red, furry shawl and a diamond necklace that dangled almost to her belly button. ” Fiona said to her friend. ” Frieda said. The girls spun around to see how far their skirts flared out. ” Frieda asked Fiona. ” Fiona asked Frieda. “No time for that, girls. ” Mrs. Merryball said. ” 60 61 “What? ” Frieda said. It had only felt like five minutes. “Well, remember, time flies when you’re having fun. ” Fiona and Frieda looked at each other and giggled.

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