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Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, Oct 31, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction
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All Fanny wants in the world is a Connie doll, but Mom says "NO!" But no one ever said she couldn't make one instead! With some scissors, glue, and her craft box in hand, Fanny sets out to replicate Connie, but it's Annabelle who is the result of her efforts. A little lopsided and a little unkempt, Annabelle turns out to be the companion Fanny has always wanted. Though at first her friends turn up their noses, in the end everyone learns that using your imagination and working with your own two hands can result in the best toy of all!

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Fanny's mother won't buy her a single one of the popular Connie dolls despite the fact that her friends have many: "Because I don't like the way Connie dolls look." (think Bratz dolls) Fanny makes her ... Read full review

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Holly Hobbie was born in 1944 and grew up in Connecticut. American Greetings purchased some of her artwork to use on their line of cards and it was an instant success. The "Holly Hobbie" character was used on a variety of items including plates and lunchboxes. Holly Hobbie clubs and publications have been established to deal with the now collectible products. Holly Hobbie the author has written The Art of Holly Hobbie and Toot & Puddle, a picture book for children.

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