Elly and the Smelly Sneaker: A Riches to Rags Story by Lesley Vamos, Leslie Gorin

pwbalto's review

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Oh ho ho, YES. A topsy-turvy Cinderella story in which Elly is treated with love and kindness by her stepmother and -sisters, but is bored living a life of "frou-frou and fondue". She just wants to play ball! So her fairy godfather zaps her into a dusty baseball uniform and gives her until noon to knock 'em dead.

(Also, the 'prince' is the team captain and his name is Vince. So cute!)

readingthroughtheages's review

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Really love this twist on a classic tale. Perfect for readers now - what does Elly want? Just to play with kids and play baseball!