Interstellar Cinderella

By Deborah Underwood, Meg Hunt (Illus)

Synopsis

With a little help from her fairy godrobot, Cinderella is going to the ball. But when the prince's ship has mechanical trouble, someone will have to zoom to the rescue!

Year of Publication

Review

"Underwood gives thisCinderella welcome agency and independence."--Publishers Weekly, starred review "A brilliant twist to the classic fairy tale that enables young readers to meet a brave heroine who can creatively solve problems, work with tools, and be herself."--Geek Dad "A futuristic version of the Cinderella story starring a determined and independent-minded protagonist. Highly recommended."--A Mighty Girl "Does Cinderella really need another re-telling? Heck yes!"--Design Mom "An interesting take on a classic fairy tale."-School Library Journal "This retelling focuses on what Cinderella can do, not what she can wear."--Horn Book Magazine "It's the perfect antidote to fantasies of princely rescue."--Chicago Tribune "A familiar folktale, but this time with a new, feminist, STEM-celebrating vocabulary and in witty rhyming text.'--Lilith Magazine

Author Biography

Deborah Underwood is the author of The Quiet Book (NYT bestseller and one of Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2010) and The Loud Book. Deborah grew up in Walla Walla, Washington. After college, she moved to San Francisco and became a street musician. In 2001, she decided to start writing stories for kids. When she's not writing, you might find her singing in a chamber choir, playing a ukulele (very badly), walking around in Golden Gate Park, baking vegan cookies, or petting any dogs, cats, pigs, or turkeys that happen to be nearby.

Meg Hunt is an illustrator, printmaker, educator, and all-around maker of things. Ever since she was little, shes been fascinated by the wonders of the universe and adventures big and small. She has worked for clients like Disney, Dreamworks, Cartoon Network, Scholastic, Storey Publishing, Oxford University Press, and Plansponsor, and she recently teamed with Coach to create a work of art inspired by New York City style. Originally from a little seaside city in Connecticut, Meg now lives and works in Portland, Oregon. This is her first picture book. Find out more about Meg Hunt at meghunt.com.