Cinderella with a twist. Ella has been given a curse at birth to always be obedient. Any order given must be obeyed directly. After her mother’s death and her absentee father’s new marriage, Ella sets out to find the fairy that cursed her and convince her to lift the curse. Throw in a prince and a fairy godmother and Ella just might find happiness and love.
Strong independent female heroine in a classic good versus evil tale. Happy ending. Mark Twain Award Nominee. 1997, 232 pages.