Book of the day: Cinderella who did not want to eat partridges
Would you like to read a book that turns the classic Cinderella story upside down? You should read the book entitled “Cinderella who did not want to eat partridges”, a story written by Nunila López Salamero.
Cinderella who did not want to eat partridges is a story written by Nunila López Salamero and illustrated by Myriam Cameros Sierra. It consists of 45 pages of images and minimalist texts. The book manages to combine social criticism with the official role of women with the graphic support of the illustrations and the short text.
Cinderella who did not want to eat partridges is a modern and realistic tale that fights against all kinds of abuse and that presents life as a path where the most important thing is self-love. It shows the situation of women who one day discover that their life is not the promised fairy tale they believed in.
The Planeta publishing house produced the first edition of the story in 2009. It has become a symbol of equality in Barcelona and in many other places.