This Is My Dollhouse

By POTTER, Giselle

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ISBN
9780553521535
Publisher
Random Schwartz & Wade


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on April 1, 2016  |  Picture Books

K-Gr 3—"This is my dollhouse. It used to be a cardboard box." As the narrator takes readers on an inspiring tour, her handmade dollhouse will captivate young artists, architects, and miniature enthusiasts. She introduces the eclectic family who lives there and shows how she makes the furniture out of everyday objects. A hole in a small box makes a television with a changeable picture, and cut yarn in a bottle cap makes a plate of noodles. "The rug is a small piece of carpet I cut off the one in my room. (So far, no one has noticed.)" The...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on May 1, 2016

An unnamed narrator owns a dollhouse that she built with cardboard, creativity, and whatever she could find around the house. The wallpaper is drawn in marker; a ribbon and feather become a flapper's headband; a cup-and-string becomes an elevator, which goes up to the rooftop pool -- a bowl of water. Some of these origin stories make it into the text, but others must be surmised from the illustrations, which is half the fun. Frien...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on April 1, 2016

An unnamed narrator built a dollhouse with cardboard, creativity, and whatever she could find around the house; friend Sophie has a store-bough...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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