The Story Of Cinderella
The story of Cinderella was originally a French fairy tale called Cendrillon, ou la petite pantoufle de verre (Cinderella or the little glass slipper).
It was first published in 1697 in a book written by Charles Perrault called Histoires ou contes du temps passé, avec des moralités (Stories or Tales from Times Past, with Morals).
Like the other tales in this book, the story of Cinderella was already well-known in Europe as part of an oral tradition of story telling going back many hundreds of years.
It was quickly translated into English and becoming one of the most loved and read stories of all times……………….