Sootypaws: A Cinderella Story
Author: Maggie Rudy
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!
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
In The News
"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