Brave Irene

Plucky Irene, a dressmaker's daughter, braves a fierce snowstorm to deliver a new gown to the duchess in time for the ball.
Noemie Minqiu · 4月 23, 2020
  • Written by: William Steig
  • Illustrated by: William Steig
  • Published by: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Read by: Al Gore
  • Suggested grade level: 1st – 2nd

“Brave Irene” is Irene Bobbin, the dressmaker’s daughter. Her mother, Mrs. Bobbin, isn’t feeling so well and can’t possibly deliver the beautiful ball gown she’s made for the duchess to wear that very evening. So plucky Irene volunteers to get the gown to the palace on time, in spite of the fierce snowstorm that’s brewing– quite an errand for a little girl. 


But where there’s a will, there’s a way, as Irene proves in the danger-fraught adventure that follows. She must defy the wiles of the wicked wind, her most formidable opponent, and overcome many obstacles before she completes her mission. Surely, this winning heroine will inspire every child to cheer her on.

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Noemie Minqiu

云南师范大学英语教育学士,法国巴黎一大工商管理硕士。 加拿大峻茂管理学院运营总监。 负责学院市场、Summits Publishing House 和Unicorn English School的运营。 并任学院管理学科英语系列课程讲师和在线教学设计师。

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