Harcourt Children's Books, Hardcover, 9780152020033, 32pp.
Publication Date: October 1, 2000
"Was everything a ghoul should be: "
"Her nails were yellow; her teeth were green-"
"Foulest in the land was she."
Poor Cinderella Skeleton Her evil stepsisters treat her with scorn and work her from dawn till dusk. But when Prince Charnel hosts his famous Halloween Ball, Cindy finally gets her chance to shine. With the help of a good witch, Cinderella Skeleton is transformed into the belle of the ball and steals the prince's heart. Then just as the sun peeks over the horizon, she must dash away Will Prince Charnel ever find his true love again?
Master storyteller Robert D. San Souci and award-winning illustrator David Catrow have dreamed up a hilarious fractured fairy tale about the most dreadful darling you've ever seen.
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 is a nationally syndicated political cartoonist whose honors include a New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year. He lives in Springfield, Ohio.