Babushka's doll

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Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers, Sep 1, 1990 - Juvenile Fiction - 33 pages
29 Reviews
A little girl gets a doll that turns out to be twice as rambunctious as her owner.

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Polacco's writing and illustrations are superb. - Goodreads
The illustrations are very eye-catching! - Goodreads
Her artwork is so different, but so wonderful. - Goodreads
I use this book a lot for writing workshop. - Goodreads

Review: Babushka's Doll

User Review  - Amanda Simmons - Goodreads

This was one of my favorite books growing up...maybe because my grandma had so many dolls herself. I love Polacco's artwork in all of her books, this is a genuine feast for the eyes! Read full review

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User Review  - Cheryl in CC NV - Goodreads

I'm not a huge fan of Polacco, actually, and the doll coming to life did weird me out a bit. But still, this is cute enough - and I see that some other reviewers have had success sharing it with children. Read full review

About the author (1990)

An illustrator, designer, and writer of children's books, Patricia Polacco comes from a family of storytellers, poets, dirt farmers, teachers, and artists. They came from many parts of the world, but mainly Russia. She is a member of the Center of U.S.\U.S.S.R. Initiatives and her stories for children, often with a Russian theme, have been widely praised. Rechenka's Eggs received the International Reading Association Award, and The Keeping Quilt, winner of the Sydney Taylor Book Award, was recommended by School Library Journal for its "richly detailed" and "beautifully conceived" illustrations (SLJ starred review). She lives in Oakland, California with her husband and two children.

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