Brave Irene (Sunburst Books)
Publish date: April 1st 1988
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages no: 32
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, Read For School
, Realistic Fiction
, Picture Books
, Spanish Literature
This is a really cute book that my CT has read to her class. The book takes place in a fairytale land. Where Irene's mother is a dress maker, who is to sick to get the dress for the Duchess to her during the snow storm. So Irene being the brave little girl that she is takes the dress to the duchess....
Irene's mother had just finished the last stitch on the dress she was making. Her mother needed to get the dress to the duchess for her ball that night, but her mother was not feeling well and was very tired. Irene told her mother she would take the dress to the duchess. Irene had to walk a good dis...
Irene's mother is a dressmaker and she made a beautiful gown for the Duchess to wear that evening. But she isn't feeling well and knows she won't be able to deliver it. Irene insists that she deliver it for her mother.The snow is falling heavy and very cold, but Irene braves it all to take her mothe...
omg i love this book ... my mom was just talking about it and i realized i hadn't rated it on goodreads yet. :D haha. this was one of my favorite books in ... like ... idk, first grade or so. such an amazing story; very exciting. :)
Irene is a little girl who risks her life in a snow storm to deliver a fancy dress to a wealthy duchess. Does that strike anyone else as a little odd? The message of bravery and devotion is nice, but the story was just okay for me. It isn't even in the same ballpark as Steig's Sylvester and the Ma...
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