Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Iris and Walter and the Birthday Party

by Elissa Haden Guest, Christine Davenier

This Level 3 Green Light Reader finds best friends Iris and Walter looking forward to Walter's birthday party. But will the party turn into a disaster when the main activity--taking turns riding Walter's horse Rain--has to be postponed? Rain seems sick, or is she? Maybe this unexpected change of plans will lead to a beautiful Surprise in the barn! 

ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780544104983
ISBN-10: 0544104986
Pages: 44
Publication Date: 10/08/2013
Carton Quantity: 50
Grade Level: 1,2,3,4
Age Range: 6,7,8,9

It's Walter's birthday, and he has big plans for his party. His best friend, Iris, is making a surprise present for him, and even Walter's horse, Rain, is excited. But when the big day finally arrives, something totally unexpected happens. Will the sudden change in plans ruin everything, or turn it into the best birthday ever? Christine Davenier's charmingly expressive illustrations show a full range of childhood emotions. Now available in paperback as a Level 3 Green Light Reader! 

Elissa Haden Guest

Elissa Haden Guest has written ten books about Iris and Walter. She lives in San Francisco, California. Visit her website at www.elissahadenguest.com. Read More

Christine Davenier

Christine Davenier lives in Paris. She has also illustrated the Very Fairy Princess books by actress Julie Andrews and her daughter Emma Walton Hamilton. Read More