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Monday, April 5, 2010

the doll people


We finally finished this book that was part of our 'dollhouse' book adventures. It was very cute, showcasing the life of a very old doll house family and their adventures after meeting a 'new fangled' doll house family. We enjoyed it even after a small break where we put it down for awhile. There are several more in this series, but I couldn't find them in our library and I am determined to not buy another book until we can read some of the great literature we have right here in our own abode that seems to be gathering dust! You know what I mean!!
We just started reading understood betsy as our girly read, so we'll let you know how it goes.

5 comments:

Goodwife said...

I'll bet that's a cute book! When I was a little girl one of my favorite books was Henriette the Story of a Doll by Tracy Friedman. Oh how I loved that book! I still have it and I still read it!

Tonya said...

OOewww. That sounds sweet. You are going to temp me to check the library girl! :)

Beth said...

Now I have two books to check out at the library! Thanks ladies

Beth in IL said...

I know what you mean about not buying any more books. I did purchase a hardback set of Narnia. Our set was falling apart. Going to the bookstore is always a temptation. Almost as good as chocolate!

stacy said...

we loved that one and its sequels!

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