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Sootypaws: A Cinderella Story

Sootypaws: A Cinderella Story

Maggie Rudy

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)


With intricate dioramas, Maggie Rudy's Sootypaws: A Cinderella Story retells the classic fairy tale—with a modern twist!

Sootypaws the mouse lives with her stepmother and sisters, who are rats in all senses of the word. But with a little help from her woodland friends, Sootypaws finds her way to the ball to meet her Prince—will they live mousily ever after?

Sootypaws features stunning hand-built diorama art, including hand-sewn outfits and an environment that is beautifully constructed and filled with charming details. Posed and photographed, these characters come to life!

Praise for Sootypaws: A Cinderella Story

"A cinematic 'Cinderella' story." —Kirkus Reviews

"The visual appeal of the book is accompanied by text that is full of gentle humor . . . . [A] refreshing adaptation." —School Library Journal


Reviews from Goodreads

Maggie Rudy

Maggie Rudy spent part of her childhood living in England, where she visited Beatrix Potter’s farm on a formative third-grade field trip. She has since been making mice and their worlds out of felt and scavenged materials for more than twenty years. Her books include The House that Mouse Built, I Wish I Had a Pet, and City Mouse, Country Mouse. Maggie lives in Portland, Oregon.

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

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