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Rough-Face Girl (Reissue) (Paperback) (Rafe Martin)
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From Algonquin Indian folklore comes one of the most haunting, powerful versions of the Cinderella tale ever told.In a village by the shores of Lake Ontario lived an invisible being. All the young women wanted to marry him because he was rich, powerful, and supposedly very handsom. But to marry the invisible being the women had to prove to his sister that they hadseen him. And none had been able to get past the sister's stern, all-knowing gaze.Then came the Rough-Face girl, scarred from working by the fire. Could she succeed where her beautiful, cruel sisters had failed?
In an Algonquin village by the shores of Lake Ontario, many young women have tried to win the affections of the powerful Invisible Being who lives in a wigwam near the forest, but when the Rough-Face girl arrives, scarred by a fire, she realizes that she may hold the key. Reprint.
Number of Pages: 1
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Fairy Tales + Folklore / Country + Ethnic, People + Places / United States / Native American
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Rafe Martin
Street Date: April 1, 1998
Item Number (DPCI): 248-31-0864