Irene, la valiente (Brave Irene)

Overview

Irene braves a fierce snowstorm to deliver a dress her mother has made for the Duchess. Although she faces terrible dangers, it's all worthwhile in the end. In Spanish.

Plucky Irene, a dressmaker's daughter, braves a fierce snowstorm to deliver a new gown to the duchess in time for the ball.

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Overview

Irene braves a fierce snowstorm to deliver a dress her mother has made for the Duchess. Although she faces terrible dangers, it's all worthwhile in the end. In Spanish.

Plucky Irene, a dressmaker's daughter, braves a fierce snowstorm to deliver a new gown to the duchess in time for the ball.

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PreS-Gr 3-- Irene must deliver a dress made especially for the duchess for the grand ball that evening. Pale full-color drawings illustrate the girl's bravery as she battles the wind and snow to reach the palace. Steig's clever use of language and colorful vocabulary is not lost here. An excellent read-aloud choice.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780874994162
  • Publisher: Live Oak Media
  • Publication date: 9/28/1997
  • Language: Spanish
  • Edition description: Unabridged
  • Age range: 5 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

WILLIAM STEIG has carved out dual careers as both a highly respected and entertaining cartoonist and an award-winning, bestselling author of children’s picture books and novels. He won the prestigious Caldecott Medal for SYLVESTER AND THE MAGIC PEBBLE, the Christopher Award for DOMINIC, and the Newbery Honor for both ABEL'S ISLAND and DOCTOR DESOTO.

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