If someone asked you to name a fairy tale everyone knows, chances are you might say Cinderella. But did you know that the story of Cinderella is found all over the world in many different cultures? In China, she is known as Yeh-Shen. In Appalachia, she is called Ashpet. Some Native Americans know her as Little Burnt Face.
The story of Cinderella has found its way all over the world. Why? Probably because the story expresses fears and hopes that most people can understand. In the story of Cinderella, there is something for everyone: magic, romance, and realism. Cruelty is always punished, and goodness is always rewarded.
to read the full article check Lusted, Marcia Amidon, Greenfield, Judith C., Appleseeds, 10997725, Feb2009, Vol. 11, Issue 5
Persian Cinderella@ the Union City Library
Saturday December 12, 2015
Join children’s Librarian Ms. Pat Ryan and Library member Firoza Omar to listen to the story of the Persian Cinderella in English and Farsi!