ROBERT D. SAN SOUCI is a renowned storyteller whose folktale retellings include The Talking Eggs and The Faithful Friend, both Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King Honor Books. He lives in San Francisco, California. DAVID CATROW has illustrated many books for children, including Don't Take Your Snake for a Stroll by Karin Ireland and The Emperor's Old Clothes by Kathryn Lasky. He lives in Springfield, Ohio.
"Fabulous art by Catrow and clever verse by San Souci . . . this version is not for the faint of heart!"--San Francisco Chronicle "A Cinderella story that girls and boys will love."--Publishers Weekly [star] "Hysterically funny."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)