CINDERELLA

COMING NEXT MONTH

W HAT IS THIS???
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story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin. him as he casts his magic sl?ell high-action adventures

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THE
PIED PIPER

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NCE UPON A TIME, TI1E BEAUTIFUL QUEEN OF ALL THE FAIRIES OEt;IDED TO FIND OUT HOW ALL HER FAIRY GODMOTHERS WERE DOING THEIR WORK. SO, WITH HER MAGIC WAND, SHE CHANGED HERSELF INTO AN UGLY OLD WOMAN AND WENT THROUGH THE COUNTRYSIDE. ONE DAY, SHE STOPPED AT A HOUSE WHERE LIVED THREE SISTERS' SULA, RICA, AND CINDERELLA ...

YES, BUT I AM NOT HUNGRY. I AM YOUNG AND YOU ARE OLD. YOU NEED IT MORE THAN 1.

YES. ONE OF YOUR GOOOI>.UGHTERS,CINDERELLA, THE NICEST YOUNG LADY I HAVE EVER MET, IS MOST UNHAPPY. 00 YOU KNOW WHY!'

IN THAT CASE, WE MUST DO SOMETHING FOR HER. COME HERE AND I WILL TELL YOU WHAT I WANT YOU TO DO.

WHAT BALL? WE GAVE NO B.e,LLl CALL A OOCTOF!!
THE. !"F!INCE IS SICKr

HEAR YEI HEAR YEI ON SATURDAY NEXT, A BALL WILL BE GIVEN AT THE ROYAL PALACE IN HONOR OF HIS HIGHNESS, THE PRINCE, WHO HAS JUST RETURNED FROM A TRIP I N DISTANT LANDS. ALL MAIDENS WHO ARE NOT MARRIED, BE THEY RICH OR POOR, ARE HEREBY _:___.../~-INVITED! COM~ ONE.' COME ALL!

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HOW DARE YOU SIT THERE DOING, NOTHING, ENJOYING YOURSELF WHILE YOU? GO TO.YOUR SISTERS, YOU LAZY GQQD·FORNOTHING·

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SHALL HAVE TWO HUNDRED SERVANTS. WHY, I THINK I HEAR CINDERELLA SIGHING. IT MAKES ME HAPPY TO KNOW THAT SH E 15 SAD.

6, SISTERS, WHY ARE YOU SO CRUEL" r AM SURE r DO MY BEST TO PLEASE YOU .

WOULD YOU LIKE TO GOTOTHE BALL, TOO, DRESSED IN SATIN AND LACE AND PEARLS"

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NOW GET BACKTOYOUR KITCHEN, YOU SULLEN BRAT! GO BACK TO YOUR WORK WITH PAN AND ,BROOMl SWE.EP THE HOUSE FROM ROOM TO ,ROOM! AND REMEMBER", THE FIGS MUST BE FED "BEFORE THE SUN RISES! SO YOU JUST BE SURE YOU GET UP EARLY OR YOU SORRY!

THE ONLY FUN I HAVE IS DREAMING. HERE, IF I STIR, IT IS WITH THE POKER ONLY. NO FACES BUT THE FACES IN THE FIRE.

AND NOW,TEL.L ME . , WHAT EL.SE I CAN DO TO MAKE YOU HAPPY.

IT IS A

WONDERFUL
TRICK, KO-KO./

BUT, GODMOTHER, I. HAVE NO
SHOES!

YOU MUST BE OUT OF THE PALACE BY TWELVE O'CLOCK OR ALL THIS WILL
DISAPPEAR AND'

YOU WILL BE SEEN IN YOURRAGSI REMEMBER!TWELVE
O'CLOCK!

NOT A THING THE WITH MY L.~G. I DO NOT WISH TO DANCE. WITH ANY UGLY DUCHE.SS. I JUST WANT TO SIT ON MY THRONE AND . SLEEP. LET THE YOUNG DANCE AND MAKE MERRY.

A!.Arilf NOT HERE' 11...00K AROUND iii 1,l'T ~l ~R CHARMING FEATURES CANNOT BE FOUND!

THE PR'INCE QUICKLY TOOK CINDERELLA'S HAND AND WALKED INTO TAE BALLROOM, THE DAN'CERS STOPPED . DANCI~G ANllTH(SAND STOPPED PL.AYING AND EVERYONE GAZED AT HER, TrIERE Wl>,SA 'lONG.STILL HUSH. ,_ AND THEN ONE WOMAN SA1D---

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AND SO-THE EVENING SPED BY AS IT AIJNAYS DOES WHEN THOSE WE LOVE ARE NEAR. CINDERELLA DID NOT REALIZE THAT IT WAS ALMOST TWELVE O·CLQCK. LUCKILY, KO- KO WAS THERE TO REMIND HER.

AFTER CINDERELLA HAD SAFELY BEEN TAKEN AWAY IN HER BEAUTIFUL COACH, KO-KO CLAPPED HIS HANDS.

EVERYTHING. EXCEPT THAT I FORGOT TO GET S.oMETHING BUT I DO NOT KNOW WHAT IT IS.

VERY NICE. THANK YOU VERY MUCH. AND NOW, SIR, WILl YOU PLEASE TE LL ME WHO BOUGHT THIS SLIPPER FROM

THE PRINCE DECIDED HE WOULD HAVE TO GO FROM DOOR TO DOOR ALL OVER THE LAND UNTIL HE FOONI) THE GIRL WHOSE FOOT FITTED THE SLIPPER. FINALLY, ONE DAY, HE ·CAMe: TO THE HOUSE OfF SULA, RICA, AND CI N DERELLA •••

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BY ALL fv)EANS! ONLY A KITCHEN QUEEN SHOULD WEAR SUCH BEAUTIFUL

SUPPt;RS!

I FORGIVE YOU ALL. 1'HE BAD, WRETCHED PAST SHALL BE FORGOTTEN. I EVEN THANK YOU WHO MADE ME SUFFER SO. I NOW KNOW WHAT HARDSHIP IS AND WILL \,JNDER· STAND BETTER 'THE HEARTS OF MY PEOPLE"

TO-BE/

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~ACK AND JILL
Jack and ·Ji II went up the hil! To fetch a pail of water; Jack fell down and broke his crown, And Jill came tumbling after. Then up Jack got, and home did trot,

As fast as he could caper.
They put him to bed and pla'stered his head With vinegar and brown paper.

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