Iris and Walter: The School Play

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Aug 1, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 44 pages
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 "This excellent addition to the series is a perfect choice for newly independent readers."  --School Library Journal

Iris and Walter are excited about performing in their first school play. Walter helps Iris make her costume. Iris helps Walter remember his lines. But when Iris wakes up sick on the morning of the play, she's in for a big disappointment. Will the show go on without her?


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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

I like this series, but not as much as I like Frog&Toad or Henry&Mudge. The topics covered have been covered elsewhere, and the illustrations aren't especially evocative. But this is another good entry about how to deal with disappointment. Read full review

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User Review  - sprovost - LibraryThing

This story is about the friendship between Iris and Walter and how they get to perform in a play at school. Iris struggles with making her costume (but learns her lines well) and Walter struggles with ... Read full review

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Exciting News
Stage Fright
A Terrible Day
Better Days

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About the author (2006)

ELISSA HADEN GUEST is the award-winning author of the Iris and Walter series. She lives in San Francisco, California.

CHRISTINE DAVENIER is the acclaimed illustrator of the Iris and Walter books, and she received aNew York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Children's Book of the Year Award forThe First Thing My Mama Told Me by Susan Marie Swanson. She lives in Paris.

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