Brave Irene

by William Steig

The dressmaker's daughter battles snow, cold and wind to deliver an evening gown... read more

The dressmaker's daughter battles snow, cold and wind to deliver an evening gown to the duchess in time for the ball. Plucky Irene is a wonderfully determined character in a funny, melodramatic story. The black line drawings with full-color watercolor washes blanket pages with soft white snow against grey skies, truly evoking a sense of winter. (Ages 4-8)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1986

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