Cinderella: An Art Deco Love Story - Books - Living Paintings

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Cinderella: An Art Deco Love Story

Written by Lynn Roberts
Illustrated by David Roberts

Suitable for: 7-11 years (Key stage 2), 11-14 years (Key stage 3)

Available braille grades: Grade 1, Grade 2

Cinderella moves into the era of flapper girls and the Charleston in a new edition of this famous tale of rags to riches. Too blind to see what he is doing, Cinderella’s father marries unwisely and brings home a heartless wife. A new twist on a classic tale.

Listen to an audio clip

Let's feel Elvira first, she's on the left. Run your fingers all over her. Can you feel that she's quite angular and pointy, just like in the Art Deco style. Elvira is walking along to the right, so she is in profile. The string of beads round her neck swing out to the right and her handbag and fur stole round her neck swing out to the left.
Let's start at her head; she's got black curly hair, decorated with a long silver feather sticking out to the left. Feel her black eye and pointy, turned up nose and red lips. Around her neck is a white fox fur stole (which is a fur scarf). It's swinging out behind her to the left as she strides along. Trace left over it to feel the fox's head, with its green eyes, ears and nose between its front paws.

What's inside

  • A picture book with braille pages and raised tactile images.
  • Audio descriptions with music and sound effects in your chosen format of either CD or USB.
  • An ‘Articles for the Blind’ returns label for the free and convenient return of the box.

Touch to see image list

Elvira (step sister) and Cinderella
The Prince and Cinderella
Art Deco objects: Vase, Jug, Radio and Lamp

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