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Ella Enchanted At birth Ella is inadvertently cursed by an imprudent young fairy named Lucinda who bestows on her the gift of obedience Anything anyone tells her to do Ella must obey Another girl might have been cowed by this affliction but not feisty Ella Instead of making me docile Lucinda's curse made a rebel of me Or perhaps I was that way naturally When her beloved mother dies leaving her in the care of a mostly absent and avaricious father and later a loathsome stepmother and two treacherous stepsisters Ella's life and well being seem to be in grave peril But her intelligence and saucy nature keep her in good stead as she sets out on a uest for freedom and self discovery as she tries to track down Lucinda to undo the curse fending off ogres befriending elves and falling in love with a prince along the way Yes there is a pumpkin coach a glass slipper and a happily ever after but this is the most remarkable delightful and profound version of Cinderella you'll ever readGail Carson Levine's examination of traditional female roles in fairy tales takes some satisfying twists and deviations from the original Ella is bound by obedience against her will and takes matters in her own hands with ambition and verve Her relationship with the prince is balanced and based on humor and mutual respect; in fact it is she who ultimately rescues him Ella Enchanted has won many well deserved awards including a Newbery Honor

About the Author: Gail Carson Levine

Just letting you all know I'm only going to review books I love There's enough negative criticism without me piling on A book is too hard to writeGail Carson Levine grew up in New York City and began writing seriously in 1987 Her first book for children Ella Enchanted was a 1998 Newbery Honor Book Levine's other books include Fairest; Dave at Night an ALA Notable Book and Best Book for Yo

10 thoughts on “Ella Enchanted

  1. says:

    just as good on the 800th read i will reread this book infinity times Have I mentioned I love middle grade? Because hey guess what I absolutely goddamn love middle grade I feel like I shouldn’t say “goddamn” in a review of a children’s book but also

  2. says:

    Feminists often denounce traditional fairy tales because they perpetuate the ideals of a patriarchal society by encouraging girls to behave like proper princesses and wait for charming princes to take charge and save the day In response to these traditional fairy

  3. says:

    My daughters have watched the Disney movie Ella Enchanted many times and loved it immensely They are enad by the Disney princess genre even princesses who do not fit nicely into the company's traditional definition of princess Until last week I had never viewed the fil

  4. says:

    Such a cute story it was a lot of fun

  5. says:

    This book is so hard for me to review because I love every single thing about it but hate every single thing about that bloody movieLike seriously who decided to only use the names and the curse and rewrite everything else for the movie? Why did we need a talking snake and an evil

  6. says:

    Now I know why people made such a fuss when the movie came out I watched the movie first so I had no idea how utterly wrong everything was It totally is not like the book Just slap on the names and the curse and that's where the similarities end I must say the book is MUCH better than t

  7. says:

    Ella Enchanted Ella Enchanted #1 Gail Carson LevineElla Enchanted published in 1997 has won many well deserved awards including a Newbery Honor At birth Ella is inadvertently cursed by an imprudent young fairy named Lucinda who bestows on her the gift of obedience Anything anyone tells her to

  8. says:

    Ella Enchanted is like a koala A big soft cute koalaAnd if you mess with it it'll use it's big sharp not so cute claws to tear your face offSeriouslyIt's just a cute little fairy tale for teenage girls about a silly little world Accept it for what it is Leave it at that Don't delve any futher Don't

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    ❌ My advice to you The movie and the book are two very separate and different things So when you start reading this book don't compare it with the movie Don't even think about the movie at all while you're reading thisDo that and you'll enjoy this book immenselyOn the day she was born Ella of Frell was

  10. says:

    199 Kindle sale Dec 24 2017 Charming YA retelling of Cinderella with some imaginative twists I enjoyed it thoroughly

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