The Hundred Dresses Part 1 Summary Class 10 | English First Flight

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The Hundred Dresses Part 1 Summary for Class 10
The Hundred Dresses Part 1 Summary for Class 10
The Hundred Dresses Part 1 Summary

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Main Character of Story ➦

In The Hundred Dresses, chapter 3 main character plays a very important role. 1. Wanda Patronski- She was a poor polish girl and she lived in Boggines heights. She joined an American school. And she was quiet and no best friend.

2. Peggy- Peggy and Maddie were close friends. Peggy was pretty, had curly hair, and wore beautiful dresses. 3. Maddie- Maddie was a close friend of Peggy and she was a poor girl and wear Peggy’s old clothes. But she was a good girl. So let’s start our The Hundred Dress Part 1 summary.

Who is Wanda Petronski

Today, Monday, Wanda Petronski was not present in class. But nobody notices her absence. Usually, Wanda sat in the seat next to the last seat in the last row in the room. She sat in the corner of the room where the rough body who did not make good marks sat.

Wanda did not sit back because she was rough and noisy. On the opposite, she was very quiet and rarely said anything to all. Nobody knew exactly why Wanda sat in the back seat. But no one really thought much about Wanda petronski, once she seat in the corner of the room.

Why Peggy, Maddie waiting for Wanda ➦

This time when Peggy, Maddie, and his friends thought about Wanda. In at afternoon time when they were coming back to school or in the morning early before school began when Peggy’s group are talking or laughing on the school way. And sometimes they waiting for Wanda in the afternoon or morning to have fun with her.

The next day, Tuesday, Wanda was not in school, either. And nobody noticed her absence again. But on Wednesday, Peggy and Maddie sat down in front with other children. They notice that Wanda was absent from the class.

Who is Peggy ➦

Peggy was the most popular girl in the school She was very pretty, beautiful, and she had many pretty clothes and her hair was curly. Maddie was her closest friend. The reason Peggy and Maddie noticed Wanda’s absence was because Wanda had made them late to school.

They had waited and waited for Wanda, to have some fun with her and she just had not come. Wanda didn’t have any friends. She came to school alone and went home alone. Wanda always wore a faded blue dress and she didn’t have any friends but a lot of girls talked to her.

What Peggy say about Wanda ➦

Peggy says in the most polite manner Wanda tells us how many dresses did you had hanging up in your private room. Wanda says I have a hundred dresses. All girls around Wanda are shocked. Wanda says every dress is silk and all colors and they are velvet. And all lined up in my room.

Peggy says Wanda has only one dresses Light blue that she wears daily. Then she asks how many shoes did you have then Wanda says I have sixty pairs of shoes. And every pair of shoes are different colors, different styles.

What Peggy ask Wanda ➦

Peggy this all things are planned by Peggy to teasing Wanda but Peggy is not a cruel girl. As for Maddie to asking a daily question to Wanda How many dresses and how many hats, how many this how many that is very bad for Maddie, Maddie not like this but she was also a poor girl and she wears old cloths of Peggy so she does not directly say to Peggy to stop teasing Wanda.

But Maddie’s try means Maddie writes a small note to Peggy and in that notes she write stop asking a daily new question from Wanda. It is not a good thing but after writing some lines she tore into bits the notes.

Drawing competition conduct in Peggy school ➦

In Peggy school a drawing contest in organized, in that contest for girls designing dresses and for boys designing motorboats. After someday contest result is announced and from boys side Jack Beagles won these motorboats desiging contest and from girl side, Wanda won this dresses desiging contest.

All students searching Wanda in class but on that day Wanda was absent and when teaching showing Wanda designing then all students shouting, whistled, and praising Wanda.

What happened at the end ➦

Every student submitted one or two dresses design but Wanda submitted hundred of dresses design and its all dresses look different. Maddie says Look Peggy there is that blue one she told us about.

Is not it beautiful? Peggy says Yes it’s very beautiful and here is that green one. And I thought I could draw this green dress design. So your First part of The Hundred Dress is completed and Read the second part of The Hundred Dress dress link is below.


About the Author 

El Bsor Ester is the author of The Hundred Dresses Part 1. El Bsor Ester born on 9 May 1906 and died on 15 July 1998. He was an American children’s author. Her books were based on her life in small-town Connecticut in the early 1900s. She began writing when tuberculosis confined her to bed. Three of her books ‘The Middle Moffat’,’Rufus M’ and ‘The Hundred Dresses’ won Newbery honor.


The Hundred Dresses Part 1 Summary for Class 10
The Hundred Dresses Part 1 Summary

7 ➵ Important lines from(The Hundred Dresses Part 1 chapter)

  1. Maddie and Peggy was a very close friend. And Peggy is so beautiful and smart but Maddie was poor.
  2. Wanda was a poor polish girl. She lived on Boggins heights(place name). She joined an American school.
  3. Wanda has 100 drawings of dresses but Maddie, Peggy thinks it is real means of physical dresses.
  4. Peggy teasing Wanda daily for his hundred dresses. And she daily asks this same question from Wanda.
  5. Wanda won a drawing competition but all students think Peggy won this competition.
  6. Wanda sits in the corner of on last but one seat of the classroom.
  7. Wanda submitted 100 sketches of dress and each sketch was different and award-winning.

3 ➵ The important question for the Board exam(from The Hundred Dresses Part 1 chapter)

Question 1:- Why didn’t Maddie ask Peggie to stop teasing Wanda? What was she afraid of?

Answer:- Peggie was the best friend of Maddie. She didn’t want to loose her friend by asking her so, secondly, Maddie was also poor and she thought if she would ask Peggie to stop teasing Wanda then see she could be the next target to be teased by Peggie and other girls. Maddie was afraid to be the next target for Peggie and the girls. She was afraid of the question Peggie would ask her regarding her dresses as she used to wear the old dresses of Peggie.

Question 2:- Give the character sketch Wanda Petronski?

Answer:- Wanda was a poor polish girl. She lived on Boggins heights. She joined an American school. Wanda was different from other girls in many ways-her names was uncommon, she was a quiet girl and had no friends. She wore the same pale blue dress every day.

Question 3:- Explain Peggy and Maddie and the game of 100 dresses.

Answer:- Peggy and Maddie were close friends. Peggy was pretty, had curly hair and wore beautiful dresses. She was the most liked girl of Wanda’s class. She often made fun of Wanda by asking her question about her 10 dresses in a mocking, polite voice. Maddie wanted Peggy to stop teasing Wanda but she could never muster(gather) courage to tell her this. She used to feel uncomfortable about that. Perhaps it reminded her of her own poverty.


5 ➵ Simple question for you(from The Hundred Dresses Part 1 chapter)

  1. How many dresses did Wanda submit to the drawing contest?
  2. Why is Peggy teasing Wanda?
  3. Where does Wanda sit in class?
  4. Wanda come school daily from________?
  5. Do you think Maddie was a good girl? Why?

I hope you like The Hundred Dresses Part 1 Summary and also you can read the important questions for your CBSE board exam(above). And please share this article with your friends. And also you can comment below what you want to improve in this article. THANK YOU FOR READING THE HUNDRED DRESSES PART 1 SUMMARY

by ranjan mishra

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