The Very Little Princess

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Random House, 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 122 pages
20 Reviews
Regina is only 3-1/4 inches tall, but she knows from the moment she wakes up in her dollhouse bed that she is a princess. Why else would she have such a lovely pink gown? Why else would she have such golden hair and flawless skin? And why else would she have a four-foot, curly-haired human creature to wait on her? Meanwhile Zoey, that four-foot, curly-haired creature, has always dreamed that someday one of her dolls would come alive. But in her dreams, the doll never ordered her around. The doll didnít call her a servant. And the doll was a whole lot nicer!

In a classic storytellerís voice, Marion Dane Bauer tells an exquisite tale of friendship, family, and loss, laced with humor and joy.

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User Review  - Alyssa Rokke - Goodreads

grew up reading this book. About a little girl who was put in an ophanage after living a life of luxary after her father passed away. Gets adopted by another family member. Her father ends up not ... Read full review

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User Review  - Orinoco Womble (tidy bag and all) - Goodreads

The jury in my head is still out on this one. It's a very modern fairy tale. Yes, it's rooted in the doll stories of Rumer Godden and Frances Hodgson Burnett, whose heroines believed that dolls can ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Marion Dane Bauer is the author of more than forty books for children, including the Newbery Honor-winning book, On My Honor, and Rain of Fire, which won a Jane Adams Peace Association Award. She has also won the Kerlan Award for the body of her work. The Blue Ghost was named to the Texas Bluebonnet Master List for 2007-2008 and to the masterlist for the Sunshine State Award. Her Stepping Stones mystery, The Secret of the Painted House, was a CCBC Children's Choices Book.

Elizabeth Saylesís luminous art can be seen in more than 20 childrenís books.

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