Pinky and Rex and the School Play

Front Cover
ABDO, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
0 Reviews
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.

What people are saying - Write a review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Pinky and Rex (Pinky and Rex and the Bully, 1996, etc.) return in this entry in the Ready-To-Read series, intended for emerging readers to tackle independently, with a plot to draw them in but little ... Read full review

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2006)

James Howe was born in Oneida, New York on August 2, 1946. He attended Boston University and majored in theater. Before becoming a full-time author, he worked as a literary agent. His first book, Bunnicula, was published in 1979. It won several awards including the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award and the Nene Award. He is the author of more than 90 books for young readers including the Bunnicula series, the Bunnicula and Friends series, the Tales from the House of Bunnicula series, Pinky and Rex series, and the Sebastian Barth Mystery series. His other works include The Hospital Book , A Night Without Stars, Dew Drop Dead, The Watcher, The Misfits, Totally Joe, Addie on the Inside, and Also Known As Elvis.

Melissa Sweet is the Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator of many fine children s books including "Balloons Over Broadway", a Sibert winner, and "The Right Word" and "A River of Words", both Caldecott Honors. Reviewers have described her unique mixed-media illustrations as exuberant, outstanding, and a creative delight. Melissa lives on the beautiful coast of Maine, not far from E.B. White's famous barn and farm. In addition to writing and painting, she enjoys gardening, hiking, biking, and cross-country skiing. For more information about the author and her work, visit

Bibliographic information