Hundred Dresses Hardcover – Picture Book, 1 September 2004
Hardcover, Picture Book
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Sensitive, intuitive, restrained . . . will take its place with the books that endure.--Saturday Review
Written with rare intuition and pictured with warm sympathy and charm.--The Horn Book
No young person . . . will ever forget it.--Book Week
About the Author
LOUIS SLOBODKIN (1903-1975) illustrated more than ninety books for children, many of which he also wrote. Among his most enduring illustrations are those for the Moffats series by Eleanor Estes, and those for James Thurber's Many Moons, for which Slobodkin received the 1944 Caldecott Medal.
HELENA ESTES, the daughter of the author, is a children's librarian and a former bookseller. She lives in New Haven, Connecticut.
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- Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; Reissue edition (1 September 2004)
- Language : English
- Hardcover : 80 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0152051708
- ISBN-13 : 978-0152051709
- Reading age : 6 - 9 years
- Item Weight : 358 g
- Dimensions : 16.51 x 1.45 x 21.27 cm
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'Wanda, How many dresses did you say you had hanging up in your closet? asked Peggy. A hundred dresses, All lined up in my closet. said Wanda'
- Eleanor Estes, The Hundred Dresses.👗
📖Title- The Hundred Dresses
📖Author- Eleanor Estes Illustrated by Louis Slobodkin
📖Publisher- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 📖Format - Paperback
📖Total number of pages - 80
📖 Genre - Polish American fiction, Friendship fiction
📖 Newbery Honor Book - 1945
📖Brief review- Wanda Petronski , a Polish girl in Connecticut is repeatedly asked the same above question by her classmate, Peggy. She wears the same faded blue dress to school everyday, yet she says the same above answer. Nobody believes her & she is constantly teased by the other girls. Maddie, Peggy's best friend plays along but, wishes to speak up in Wanda's defense.
Peggy & Maddie learn their lessons regarding being kind & generous when Wanda stops coming to school one day. Will the truth of 'The Hundred Dresses' be finally revealed to them.. Read up to know more..📚❤
📖 My Rating- 5🌟/5
. Highly recommended for children & young adults.
By Dr Priyanka Kapoor on 5 May 2019