Her effort earned her banishment to the human world that she so envied forever. What follows is her struggle to earn back her place in the fairy world. A new take on Cinderella, told from the perspective of the fairy godmother living in modern-day Manhattan Lil is an old woman who spends her days shelving rare books in a tiny Manhattan bookstore... Godmother: The Secret Cinderella Story by Carolyn Turgeon is not your typical happily ever after fairy tale.
The fairy godmother in Cinderella is kind, sweet, gentle and helpful. Lil has not lost those admiring qualities here on earth.