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Ella Enchanted

Gail Carson Levine

At birth, Ella is inadvertently cursed by an imprudent young fairy named Lucinda, who bestows on her the "gift" of obedience. Anything anyone tells her to do, Ella must obey. Another girl might have been cowed by this affliction, but not feisty Ella: "Instead of making me docile, Lucinda's curse made a rebel of me. Or perhaps I was that way natural...
Publish Date
1997
April 25
Goodreads rating
3.98
ISBN
9780060275105
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Nov 23, 2020
"Ella Enchanted makes it clear that obedience is not a virtue, and that never having the option to refuse is a miserable, unlivable existence." One of my favorite children's books is a great primer on consent:      source