The Hundred Dresses

by Eleanor Estes

Paperback, 80 pages, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, List Price: $7 |


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A poignant tale of bullies and bystanders, The Hundred Dresses tells the story of Wanda Petronski, a Polish schoolgirl whose classmates tease her for wearing tattered clothes. The story, which is illustrated by Louis Slobodkin, was inspired by a little girl author Eleanor Estes remembered from her own childhood who was picked on by other kids.

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