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This Is My Dollhouse

Written & illustrated by Giselle Potter
Published by Schwartz & Wade
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May 10, 2016
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A girl makes her own dollhouse in this picture book that celebrates creativity and imagination!

A little girl proudly walks the reader through her handmade dollhouse, pointing out the bricks she painted on the outside, the wallpaper she drew on the inside, the fancy clothes she made for her dolls, and the little elevator she made out of a paper cup. She’s proud of her house and has lots of fun using her imagination to play with it—until she discovers her friend Sophie’s “perfect” storebought house. Sophie thinks her house, with everything matching and even a toilet seat that goes up and down, is pretty perfect too, until both girls discover that the narrator’s handmade dollhouse is really a lot more fun.

“Celebrates the best of free play, capturing what it’s like to be fully engaged and inspired.” —The New York Times

“Readers will feel right at home with this cozy tribute to imagination.” —Kirkus Reviews, Starred

“The realization that creative, outside-the-box artistry can be more inspiring than anything manufactured makes for a wonderful story.” —Publishers Weekly, Starred

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Book Topics › fiction
Children's Books About Fiction
Book Topics › social themes
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Who Wrote This Is My Dollhouse

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Giselle Potter

Giselle Potter has illustrated many books, including Kate and the Beanstalk by Mary Pope Osborne, an ALA-ALSC notable book; The Boy Who Loved Words by Roni Schotter, a Parents’ Choice Gold Award winner; and Cecil the Pet Glacier by Matthea Harvey. She is the author and illustrator of Tell Me What to Dream About and This Is My Dollhouse—both inspired by her daughters—and The Year I Didn’t Go to School, about traveling through Italy with her parents’ puppet troupe when she was eight. Giselle also illustrates “Ties,” a weekly column in the Well section of The New York Times. She lives in Rosendale, New York, with her husband and two daughters.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780553521535
Publication Date:
May 10, 2016
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0553521535

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