The Soap Lady

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Top Shelf Productions, 2001 - Juvenile Fiction - 111 pages
18 Reviews
Inspired by a real saponified ("turned to soap") female mummy that resides in the Mutter Museum at the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, Renee French's all-new, feature-length picture book, The Soap Lady, is a wonderfully entrancing and eccentric tale about a boy, a monster, a ventriloquist dummy, a number of bloodthirsty townspeople, and those soap horns your mom used to give you in the bubble bath. A sweet and yet unsettling story about love, loss and friendship, illustrated in the gorgeously detailed and soft-textured signature style that is Renee French's trademark. Definitely Renee's most ambitious and magnificent work to date, packaged beautifully in a deluxe hardcover format. For adults and children alike.

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User Review  - David Schaafsma - Goodreads

Creepy and lovely at the same time. Great art work. Based on an actual exhibit at the Mutter Museum in Philly, another reviewer calls it a "soapified mummy" that was actually found and brought to the ... Read full review

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User Review  - jenna nims - Goodreads

this was a graphic novel but a really boring one, more like for caroline maybe. i found no point to it and thought it was poorly written. Read full review


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