Pinky and Rex and the School Play

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Simon Spotlight, Apr 1, 1998 - Juvenile Fiction - 48 pages
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It's time for the school play, and Pinky has his heart set on getting the lead role in Davi, Boy of the Rain Forest. Rex, on the other hand, does not want to try out for a part. She's afraid of forgetting her lines -- or worse. But when Pinky asks her to go along with him to the tryouts for support, Rex can't say no to her best friend. Pinky and Rex are both in for a surprise when the cast list is posted. Will they still be best friends after the show is over?

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Pinky and Rex try out for the school play. M. + M. Read full review

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Pinky and Rex are best friends. Pinky wants to be an actor. He talks Rex into auditioning for the school play with him but swears never to speak to her again when Rex gets the lead. Will Pinky be able ... Read full review


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James Howe is the author of more than eighty books for young readers, including the modern classic Bunnicula and its highly popular sequels.  In 2001, Howe published The Misfits, the story of four outcast seventh-graders who try to end name-calling in their school.  The Misfits is now widely read and studied in middle schools throughout the country, and was the inspiration for the national movement known as No Name-Calling Week ( “a href="">http://www.nonamecallingweek.orgTotally Joe, a companion novel to The Misfits, was published in 2005, and a second companion novel, Addie on the Inside, was published in 2011.  Howe’s many other books for children from preschool through teens frequently deal with the acceptance of difference and being true to oneself. Melissa Sweet has illustrated more than eighty children’s books, including the Caldecott Honor book A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams by Jen Bryant. She also wrote and illustrated Tupelo Rides the Rails; Carmine: A Little More Red, which was a New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book; and Balloons Over Broadway, a picture book biography that was named a 2011 Publishers Weekly Best Nonfiction Picture Book. When she is not in her studio, Melissa can be found taking an art class, hiking with her dogs, or riding her bicycle. She lives with her family in Rockport, Maine.

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