The Doll People Set [3 Book Paperback Boxed Set ] Paper Dolls]

Ann M. Martin (Author) Laura Godwin (Author)
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Description

Annabelle Doll is eight years old-she has been for more than a hundred years. Not a lot has happened to her, cooped up in the dollhouse, with the same doll family, day after day, year after year. . . until one day the Funcrafts move in.

Product Details

Price
$24.99  $22.99
Publisher
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
September 16, 2014
Pages
944
Dimensions
6.17 X 9.19 X 2.58 inches | 3.13 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781484712993

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About the Author

ANN M. MARTIN is the author of many books for young readers, including the Baby-Sitters Club series, the Main Street series, the Family Tree series, Rain Reign, Belle Teal, A Dog's Life, and A Corner of the Universe, a 2003 Newbery Honor Book. She is also the co-author, with Paula Danziger, of P.S. Longer Letter Later and Snail Mail No More. Ms. Martin makes her home in upstate New York. LAURA GODWIN, also known as Nola Buck, is the author of many popular picture books for children, including A Christmas GoodnightOne Moon, Two CatsThis is the Firefighter and Christmas in the Manger. Born and raised in Alberta, Canada, she now lives in New York City. Brian Selznick is the author and illustrator of the New York Times best-selling The Invention of Hugo Cabret, winner of the 2008 Caldecott Medal and a National Book nominee. He has also illustrated many other books for children, including Frindle by Andrew Clements, Amelia and Eleanor Go for a Ride by Pam MuΓ±oz Ryan, and The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins by Barbara Kerley, which received a 2001 Caldecott Honor. Brian lives in Brooklyn, New York, and San Diego, California.

Reviews

PRAISE FOR THE DOLL PEOPLE

"It is entertaining and satisfying, and likely to hold the attention of young readers, regardless of their interest in dolls."--The New York Times
PRAISE FOR THE RUNAWAY DOLLS

"Gentle humor, believable characters with distinct personalities, and a strong plotline will keep readers coming back for more."--Booklist
PRAISE FOR THE MEANEST DOLL IN THE WORLD

* "Wrapped in humor and adventure are serious considerations of self-esteem, the power of intimidation, and the nature of friendship."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review
PRAISE FOR THE DOLL PEOPLE

* "Doll lovers may well approach their imaginative play with renewed enthusiasm and a sense of wonder after reading this fun-filled adventure."--Publishers Weekly, starred review
PRAISE FOR THE RUNAWAY DOLLS

"[I]n the pantheon of living toys, the Doll and Funcraft families of Ann M. Martin and Laura Godwin's admired Doll People series reign supreme."--The New York Times
PRAISE FOR THE RUNAWAY DOLLS

* "Fast-paced, satisfyingly developed, the book is doubly enjoyable for its foundation in a solidly imagined doll culture."--Publishers Weekly, starred review
PRAISE FOR THE RUNAWAY DOLLS

* "Fans of the first two Doll People stories will be thrilled with number three."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review
PRAISE FOR THE DOLL PEOPLE

"[A] cozy and gently imaginative adventure."--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
PRAISE FOR THE DOLL PEOPLE

* "A lighthearted touch and dash of drama make this a satisfying read. Selznick's illustrations are perfectly suited to the innocent charm of the dolls. "--School Library Journal, starred review
PRAISE FOR THE DOLL PEOPLE

* "Little girls are in for a marvelous treat in this delicious fantasy."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review