Saturday, June 20, 2009

I did not know that these book were written about dollhouses

Banks, Lynne Reid. The Indian in the Cupboard.
When a nine-year-old boy receives a plastic Indian, a cupboard, and a little key for his birthday, he finds himself involved in adventure when the Indian comes to life! First in a series. (Juv Fic SF)

Cassedy, Sylvia. Lucie Babbidge's House.
Having found a dollhouse full of dolls, Lucie creates a secret life for herself in the orphanage where she leads an unhappy existence. (Juv Fic)

Clapp, Patricia. King of the Dollhouse.
A miniature royal family moves into the dollhouse of an only child and keeps her company during the summer. (Juv Fic SF)

Curry, Jane Louise. Mindy's Mysterious Miniature.
A young girl finds an old dollhouse with unsuspected magic powers. (Juv Fic)

Godden, Rumer. The Dolls' House.
The activities, sorrows and joys of a family of hundred-year-old dolls living in a Victorian dollhouse and of the two little girls to whom they belong. (Juv Fic)

Godden, Rumer. Home is the Sailor.
Through a series of unusual circumstances, the missing sailor men of the doll family are reunited with their relatives. (Juv Fic)

Godden, Rumer. Miss Happiness and Miss Flower.
A shy little girl's ambition to construct a proper house for two Japanese dolls results in new friendships and closer family ties. (Plans for the dollhouse are included.) (Juv Fic)

Godden, Rumer. Little Plum.
Nona and Belinda (from Miss Happiness and Miss Flower) work to become friends with the rich, new girl next door when they learn she has a Japanese doll. (Juv Fic)

Hope, Laura Lee. The Bobbsey Twins at London Tower.
While visiting England, the twins halt a thief's plans to steal the crown jewels from the Tower of London. (Juv Fic M)

Martin, Ann M. The Doll People.
Little girl doll Annabelle has lived with her family for 100 years, coming to life when no people are around. When the plastic Funcrafts move in, Annabelle Doll and Tiffany Funcraft risk Permanent Doll State when they try to find Annabelle's long-lost Aunt Sarah. (Juv Fic SF) (Followed by The Meanest Doll in the World)

McDonough, Yona Zeldis. The Dollhouse Magic.
During the Depression, intrigued by the beautiful dollhouse they see in a window, sisters Lila and Jane befriend its elderly owner and ultimately have a very different Christmas. (Juv Fic)

Moxley, Lucina Ball. The Mexican Dollhouse.
Nancy and Katie befriend new girl Rosalinda and learn about Mexican culture through Rosalinda's beautiful Mexican dollhouse. (Juv Fic)

Stover, Marjorie. Midnight in the Dollhouse.
Set in the 19th century, a family of dolls and their house help renew nine-year-old Melissa's interest in life after she is badly injured and confined to bed for four months. (Juv Fic M) (Followed by When the Dolls Woke)

Turner, Ann Warren. Finding Walter.
Eight-year-old Emily draws her sister Rose and her parents into her efforts to find the youngest of a neglected family of dolls in her grandmother's old country house. (Juv Fic)

Wright, Betty Ren. The Dollhouse Murders.
A dollhouse filled with a ghostly light in the middle of the night and dolls that have moved from where she last left them lead Amy and her sister to unravel the mystery surrounding grisly murders that took place years ago. (Juv Fic M)

1 comment:

Sandy Kessler said...

There she goes with lots of fun reading