Where in the world are my slippers?

Looking at Cinderella stories from around the world.

Today, I had the privilege to teach your child! We explored the story of Cinderella in the land of Egypt. I have provided you with additional resources to elaborate and further explore this traditional fantasy. There are many cultural variations of the story of Cinderella. I hope that you enjoy them!


Miss Sansom

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Traditional Cinderella: Location isn't clear. However, the story most likely took place in Europe.

The Egyptian Cinderella: Egypt

Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters: Zimbabwe

A list of Cinderella books from around the world.

Remember, culture plays a role in the story. Characters, the setting, and word choice will look different in each cultural setting.