Books primarily about dolls or dollhouses, also puppets.
Gives illustrations of dolls with historic costume and then step by step instructions in how to make paper dolls, eggshell dolls, and a traditional Wisteria doll, with materials which may be purchased from the Ozawa doll school in Tokyo.
The Mennyms a family of life-size dolls wake up to find their household has been moved from Brocklehurst Grove. They are in the care of an antique dealer, Daisy Maughan, who gives them an unused flat and soon suspects their secret. The final volume.
The Wooden Tub people lose their only child to the bathtub drain! But rescue arrives and their lives change just a little. By the end of the book, the reader begins to see the expressiveness in their still wooden faces. Please note: THIS BOOK IS SOLD.
A strange doll story about a doll who rebels against being owned, by the author of High Wind in Jamaica.
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Shipwrecked dolls on a tropical island; an imaginative children's nature fantasy, marred by unconscious racism. Many fine drawings throughout text as well as plates. NOTE: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD.
The Mennyms move to the country and are discovered by a human being.
Ten full colour plates and drawings on every page. Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD
A later reissue of a tale written in 1846, one of the first interesting books for children. Maria Poppet sees all sorts and conditions of people as she is passed from owner to owner. Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD
A "brilliant novel in every way, rich in conception, language, wise humor, excitement.. a permanent treasure." Lloyd Alexander. Note: This book has been sold..
Nannabah is lonely tending the sheep by herself for the first time, until she makes a doll family to keep her company. When she returns to the canyon the next day there is a little girl, a new friend. Quiet desert scenes in lavender, tan and black. NOTE: This book has been SOLD.