Pinky and Rex and the School Play

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ABDO, Jan 1, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
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Pinky is jealous when his best friend Rex gets the lead in the school play, even though she only tried out to give Pinky moral support.
  

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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 was born on August 2, 1946. He attended Boston University and majored in Theater. While in elementary school, he wrote a play, some short stories and self-published a magazine. While in college, he wrote plays. His first book, Bunnicula featuring a vampire rabbit, won him a Young People's Choice Award in 1982. He wrote a series of books featuring Bunnicula which titles included "Howliday Inn," "The Celery Stalks at Midnight," and "Nighty-Nightmare." He also wrote a series of mysteries, featuring Sebastian Barth, and a series of chapter books featuring Pinky and Rex. In addition, he has written nonfiction, adaptations of classic stories, and screenplays for movies and television.

Melissa Sweet has illustrated many award-winning books for children, including A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams by Jen Bryant, a 2009 Caldecott Honor Book, an NCTE Notable Children's Book, and a New York Times Best Illustrated Book. She has also written and illustrated Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade, Tupelo Rides the Rails, and Carmine: A Little More Red, a New York Times Best Illustrated Book for 2005. Her collages and paintings have appeared in the New York Times and Martha Stewart Living.

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