Trade Ed. Macmillan Audio 2012
CD ISBN 978-1-4272-1500-0 $39.99 Eight CDs
DD ISBN 978-1-4272-1501-7 $23.99
This retelling of the classic fairy tale “Cinderella” features Cinder, a cyborg who is also a well-known mechanic in New Bejing. Rebecca Soler gives Cinder an even, mature voice while giving her android assistant more robotic tones. When the kingdom is threatened by a plague, Cinder becomes aware of her true heritage and allies herself with Prince Kai, who is differentiated with a lower-pitched voice. They join forces at the ball to keep the kingdom safe from the Lunar Queen, a malevolent ruler with a sugary sweet voice. Soler ably handles all the terminology of their dystopian world and brings this futuristic version of “Cinderella” to life. E.N. © AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine [Published: MARCH 2012]
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