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A Rose by Any Other Name (The English Roses #4)

3.9 of 5 stars 3.90  ·  rating details  ·  250 ratings  ·  16 reviews
This year?s school play is Romeo and Juliet, and the English Roses can?t wait to get involved! Every girl knows what part she wants to play, whether it be on stage or behind the scenes. But the Roses are thrown for a loop when Grace is cast in the lead, and Charlotte is her understudy. Will the big green monster get in the way of their friendship?
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published September 13th 2007 by Puffin Books
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I did not realize that this was a chapter book for older kids (8 and up) when I ordered it. I have read all of Madonna's children's picture books and liked them. I thought this was a continuation of that, but the book is smaller in size and 125 pages. There is still the same great artwork found in the original English Roses - some in black & white and even a few in color. I love the illustration style of artist Jeffrey Fulvimari. I also love the idea of a series of stories for older kids bas ...more
I chose this book for the nice cover and how there is so many flowers on it. This book is about five best friends who are called the English roses and they have a play and Charlotte and Grace both want to be Juliet. Then at the end Grace was Juliet but she breaks her leg and Charlotte has to fill in. My favorite quote from the book was "and so is Charlotte, for that is exactly what she felt when she woke up one fine, sunny, unseasonably warm autumn morning". I like that quote because it sounds n ...more
Erica Kang
As I keep reading this series in school holidays, I miss all my friends ;( I always love stories about best friends!!!! I love this series!!
This book was all about drama, friends and other typical girl problems. If you are having these problems, I really recommend this book, because will give you the awnsers to your situations. Its like having a friend that understands all the way.
Ciara *I love Harry Potter!*
Is this a somewhat enjoyable story?
Is it a somewhat clíchéd story?

If you like stories of friendship, jealousy and theatre shows, this story might just be for you.
Maddie hillis
It was OK , not my favorite. OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK.
Amanda Patterson
I was skeptical when these books began to arrive for review. I have to admit that she actually writes quite well.Madonna seems to make a success of everything she does.
Julianni Mendez
i just got this book today i really love it im planning to complete my collection to read all the books
i liked it. Grace was really nice to pretend her knee was hurt so Charlette can play Juilet.
Mar 19, 2008 krystal marked it as to-read
i havent read this book yet but i have read the first one and i cant wait to read this one
well i have lots of books to read right now so i`m gonna wait!
I thought it was good although some in the series have been better
Tessa Serfillippi
i love the series to these books and i hope you all do to
Ashley Moreno
cute.I liked it.
Awais Vaid
This is awasome
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