Cendrillon: A Caribbean Cinderella

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Cendrillon is a Caribbean Cinderella story told from the perspective of the godmother, Nannin. Nannin has been godmother to Cendrillon since her birth, so when her mother dies with Cendrillon at a young age, she tries to watch over her. Then Cendrillon’s father remarries, and Cendrillon comes to be mistreated and considered a servant by her stepmother and half-sister.  Nannin has magic wand from her own mother.  Nannin’s wand has special powers, but can only be used for a short time and to help someone she loves.  Nannin uses the magic wand to ready Cendrillon for a ball, where Cendrillon meets a rich man’s son, Paul. Paul falls in love with Cendrillon.  Cendrillon leaves the ball just before midnight when the magic wears off, but leaves behind one of her elegant pink slippers.  Paul uses the shoe to find Cendrillion.  They are married shortly thereafter.

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