Babushka's Doll

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Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books, Sep 1, 1990 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
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Babushka's doll was special. She had played with it only once, when she was a little girl like her high-spirited granddaughter, Natasha.
Now Babushka is going to the store and it's Natasha's turn to take the little doll down from the high shelf. When the naughty doll comes to life -- and is even more rambunctious than the little girl herself -- Natasha finds out why playing once with Babushka's doll is enough!
Patricia Polacco's beautiful illustrations capture the warmth, humor, and timeless spirit of her magical tale.

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The illustrations are very eye-catching! - Goodreads
The pictures in this book are so beautiful and unique. - Goodreads
Her artwork is so different, but so wonderful. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Ouida Robinson - Goodreads

Author: Patricia Palocco Title: Babushka's Doll Plot: Babushka's special doll helps Natasha learn that things can not always go her way. Setting: Babushka's home Characters: Babushka. Natasha and the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Isabel - Goodreads

I remember reading Babushka's Doll as a child and loving it. Natasha is a selfish little girl that is very demanding of her Babushka, so, one day Babushka gives Natasha her old doll. As soon as they ... Read full review

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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..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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