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Bernard Waber
Lyle Crocodile
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Evie and Margie

Evie and Margie are best friends.They do everything together—they even dream together. They dream that one day they will both become famous actresses. So when auditions are held for the school play, they both decide to try out for the lead role of Cinderella. But starring in the school play is one thing they can’t do together, and when Margie is given the role, Evie is left to cope with her frustration and jealousy alone.

"Waber has given an original twist to the familiar theme of the test of friendship."

—Kirkus Reviews


"An entertaining and subtly edifying portrait of a robust friendship."

—Publishers Weekly


"The book gets to the heart of what is important to children, and the color illustrations are vintage Waber with great facial expressions and humorous, child-friendly images."

—School Library Journal

Evie and Margie