Roald Dahl

(13 September 1916 – 23 November 1990 / Cardiff / Wales)

Cinderella - Poem by Roald Dahl

I guess you think you know this story.
You don't. The real one's much more gory.
The phoney one, the one you know,
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Comments about Cinderella by Roald Dahl

  • (9/26/2016 11:12:00 PM)

    This poem was told and written brilliantly put in such a way only he could. Absolute magic! (Report) Reply

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  • (9/26/2016 11:08:00 PM)

    It's the way he tells them! Interesting and mesmerizing. So humorous. Had smiles on my face all round. (Report) Reply

  • (6/10/2016 5:28:00 PM)

    Very creative way to take a classic and make it one's own. It definitely brought a smile to my face. (Report) Reply

  • (2/19/2016 4:53:00 AM)

    I dont think i have ever read anything better in my life, its epic and fun i laughed so much i could barely breath its way better then the real one. (Report) Reply

  • (1/23/2016 6:32:00 AM)

    I love this version. Full of mirth and closer to reality. Excellent scribbling. (Report) Reply

  • Susan Williams (10/18/2015 2:42:00 PM)

    This is so much better than the Disney Cinderella plus it's fun of comeuppance and a better role model for our little girls- saith the hostile feminists (Report) Reply

  • G. Akanji Olaniyi (10/18/2015 7:53:00 AM)

    This is lovely and a class on its own! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • (7/14/2015 4:39:00 PM)

    love this verse! another great. (Report) Reply

  • (2/11/2015 5:34:00 AM)

    Hahaha! That was funny. (Report) Reply

  • (1/4/2015 12:35:00 PM)

    what was that? It's completly different from the classic version of cinderella and it sucks..I don't understand why people enjoy destroying fairytales...This is my personal oppinion guys... (Report) Reply

  • (12/23/2014 4:59:00 PM)

    .........a great imaginative rewrite of Cinderella....with a nice ending.... (Report) Reply

  • Sagnik Chakraborty (12/9/2014 3:30:00 AM)

    Roald Dahl was very spontaneous, and never did he sound out of tune. (Report) Reply

  • Gajanan Mishra (12/5/2014 9:54:00 AM)

    with smile and laughter, good one. (Report) Reply

  • (12/5/2014 9:16:00 AM)

    A good story about cinderella and really amusing. (Report) Reply

  • Brian Jani (4/28/2014 3:45:00 AM)

    You surely know how to wrote, I like each and every poem of yours (Report) Reply

  • (12/26/2013 11:09:00 AM)

    Whooooooa that is a big lie. I think this story is better than the other real one. Good job this awesome, and this is the best story of Cinderella. (Report) Reply

  • Amy Willows (9/15/2013 8:39:00 AM)

    thank god that cinderella did not not marry the prince he is right they make make it all soft and sappy just to make the children happy (Report) Reply

  • Heather Wilkins (7/11/2013 4:15:00 PM)

    a great poem. love the read (Report) Reply

  • Joses Tirtabudi (9/7/2012 6:44:00 PM)

    Absolutely epic! I was laughing all the way through. Excellent rhyme as well. (Report) Reply

  • Jann Rau (4/24/2012 5:04:00 AM)

    I just love it, not quite suitable for children maybe but I would love to see it in a book with great illustrations. I think it would be a winner. (Report) Reply

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