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Irene, La Valiente

Irene, La Valiente

Spanish paperback edition of Brave Irene

William Steig; Pictures by the author; Translated by Teresa Mlawer

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

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Irene braves a fierce snowstorm to deliver a dress her mother has made for the Duchess. Although she faces terrible dangers, it's all worthwhile in the end. In Spanish.

Praise for Irene, La Valiente

“Despite a raging snowstorm, Irene, a dressmaker's daughter, offers to deliver the duchess's newly finished ball gown...With sure writing and well-composed, riveting art, Steig keeps readers with Irene every step of the long way.” —Starred, Booklist

“One of Steig's simplest stories [and] one of his best, a tale that has the force of a legend.” —Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

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William Steig; Pictures by the author; Translated by Teresa Mlawer

William Steig (1907-2003) was a cartoonist, illustrator and author of award-winning books for children, including Shrek!, on which the DreamWorks movies are based; the Caldecott Medal-winner Sylvester and the Magic Pebble; The Caldecott Honor book The Amazing Bone; and the Newbury Honor Books Abel's Island and Doctor De Soto. Stieg also published thirteen collections of drawings for adults, including The Lonely Ones, Male/Female, and Our Miserable Life.

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William Steig

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

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