The Doll People Set Sail

Laura Godwin (Author) Ann M. Martin (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$7.99  $7.35
Publisher
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
September 13, 2016
Pages
304
Dimensions
6.0 X 8.9 X 0.9 inches | 0.95 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781423139980

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About the Author

Laura Godwin, also known as Nola Buck, is the author of many popular picture books for children, including Oh, Cats!; Owl Sees Owl; This Is the Firefighter; and Christmas in the Manger. She is also the author of the bestselling Doll People series with Ann M. Martin. Born and raised in Alberta, Canada, she now lives in New York City.

Reviews

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 RUNAWAY DOLLS

"Gentle humor, believable characters with distinct personalities, and a strong plotline will keep readers coming back for more."--Booklist
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

* "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
"Though it's not necessary to have read the first three entries, it's the stalwart fans who will be cheering 'Doll power!' the loudest as these beloved characters prove once again they can all work together despite their very different personalities, the Dolls and the Funcrafts combining their traits of caution and courage in the best way possible."--Horn Book
"Fans will welcome aboard Helquist, whose artwork is inspired by and takes off from the excellent illustrations established in the earlier books by Brian Selznick; indeed, Annabelle is even more winsome and expressive here.... Readers are guaranteed very smooth sailing."--Kirkus 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 MEANEST DOLL IN THE WORLD

"Superbly nuanced drawings echo the action that breathes life into these extraordinary playthings."--School Library Journal
* "A rousing adventure that treats fans to thrilling action (on a miniature scale) and personable new dolls to discover."--Publishers Weekly, starred review
PRAISE FOR THE DOLL PEOPLE

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

* "Little girls are in for a marvelous treat in this delicious fantasy."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review
"The fourth installment of 'The Doll People' series is an adventure on the high seas.... This is a good choice for independent readers ready to try something longer."--School Library Journal