Elizabeti's Doll

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Lee & Low Books, 1998 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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When her new baby brother arrives, Elizabeti decides she needs a doll that she can care for the way her mother cares for the new baby. After looking around the village, Elizabeti finds the perfect doll to love. She names her Eva. When Mama changes the new baby's diaper, Elizabeti changes Eva's. When Mama sings to the baby, Elizabeti sings to Eva. And one day when Eva turns up lost, Elizabeti realizes just how much she loves her special doll.

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User Review  - epoche - LibraryThing

In this book Elizabeti , a Tanzanian girl, decides she wants a doll to take care of while her mom takes care of her new baby brother. She couldn't find a doll so she used a rock as her doll ... Read full review

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User Review  - quanhtran - LibraryThing

Elizabeti likes a doll. when she saw her mom take care her brother, she decided to make a doll for herself. And she made a doll by the rock. She likes them. Age group 3-4 Pierce college library Read full review

About the author (1998)

After living on Midway Atoll in the center of the Pacific Ocean for nearly three years, Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen now lives in the state of Washington, not far from Mount St. Helens. Stephanie is a faculty member of the Whidbey Writers Workshop MFA program there, and she is the author of several widely-reviewed and award-winning books that have become favorites of parents, librarians, and teachers.

CHRISTY HALE has illustrated numerous picture books, including the award-winning Elizabeti series, published by Lee & Low, and has authored two picture books as well. As an art educator, Hale has written about artists for Instructor magazine's Masterpiece of the Month feature and

workshops. She lives with her family in Palo Alto, California.

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