Slipper

The "true" history of Lucinda, a poor orphaned stepchild whose life turns out to be the inspiration for the world's most famous tale. Her search for one true love or another takes her all over 17th-century England, France and the Low Countries, until she befriends Charles Perrault, the original author of the fairy tales, and tells him her life story. More

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About Hester Velmans

Hester Velmans is the author of the historical novel SLIPPER and a translator specializing in modern fiction. Her translation of Renate Dorrestein's A HEART OF STONE won the Vondel Prize for Translation and was a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. Her translation of Lulu Wang's THE LILY THEATER was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. She is also an NEA Translation Fellow.
Her children's book ISABEL OF THE WHALES was a national bestseller, and there is now a second book in the Whales Series, JESSALOUP'S SONG (age 10 and up).

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