Ira Sleeps Over, Volume 39

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1972 - Juvenile Fiction - 48 pages
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Ira is thrilled to spend the night at Reggie's, until his sister raises the question of whether he should take his teddy bear. "An appealing picture book which depicts common childhood qualms with empathy and humor." -- Booklist

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

This is on the shelves of many many primary classrooms, and yet I don't remember ever reading it when I was training or teaching. Finally I saw a perfect copy in a thrift store, and decided to pick it up to see whether it deserves to be such a popular classic. Short answer, yes. Read full review

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User Review  - lbradf4 - LibraryThing

Ira sleeps over is a story of friendship and how if someone is a good friend he or she will not judge you, for having a teddy bear in this case. Ira is going to his very first sleep over and is unsure ... Read full review

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About the author (1972)

Bernard Waber, who has written eight delightful books about Lyle the Crocodile, a little boy named Ira, and a firefly named Torchy, is the author of more than seventeen picture books for children. Widely praised by reviewers for his ability to describe common family problems, he is best loved by children for his freeflowing humor and gentle characters.