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Natasha isn't really a bad girl. It's just that she wants to play on the swing andlt;Iandgt;now,andlt;/Iandgt; not after the wash has been hung up to dry. And she wants her soup andlt;Iandgt;now,andlt;/Iandgt; not after the goats have been fed. Looking after Natasha keeps Babushka, Natasha's grandmother, very busy. andlt;BRandgt;Then, after lunch, Natasha notices a doll sitting on Babushka's shelf...a doll Babushka tells Natasha she played with just once when she was a little girl. When Natasha plays with the doll while Babushka goes to the store for groceries, she discovers why once is enough with Babushka's doll...and finds out just how tiring it can be to take care of a child who wants everything andlt;Iandgt;now.andlt;/Iandgt;

Synopsis:

Natasha isn't really a bad girl, she just doesn't like to wait. She's quite a handful for Babushka, her grandmother. So Babushka lets her play, just once, with a very special doll that once belonged to her--and Natasha discovers just how difficult a demanding child can be! Full color.

Synopsis:

Natasha isn't really a bad girl. It's just that she wants to play on the swing now, not after the wash has been hung up to dry. And she wants her soup now, not after the goats have been fed. Looking after Natasha keeps Babushka, Natasha's grandmother, very busy.

Then, after lunch, Natasha notices a doll sitting on Babushka's shelf...a doll Babushka tells Natasha she played with just once when she was a little girl. When Natasha plays with the doll while Babushka goes to the store for groceries, she discovers why once is enough with Babushka's doll...and finds out just how tiring it can be to take care of a child who wants everything now.

About the Author

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.\U.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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780689802553
Author:
Polacco, Patricia
Author:
Polacco, Patricia
Publisher:
Aladdin Paperbacks
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Dolls
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Country/Ethnic-General
Subject:
Toys, Dolls, & Puppets
Subject:
Dolls -- Fiction
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
Subject:
Children s-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series Volume:
271
Publication Date:
19950831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
10.25 x 10.25 in 7.245 oz
Age Level:
04-08

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"Synopsis" by , Natasha isn't really a bad girl, she just doesn't like to wait. She's quite a handful for Babushka, her grandmother. So Babushka lets her play, just once, with a very special doll that once belonged to her--and Natasha discovers just how difficult a demanding child can be! Full color.
"Synopsis" by ,

Natasha isn't really a bad girl. It's just that she wants to play on the swing now, not after the wash has been hung up to dry. And she wants her soup now, not after the goats have been fed. Looking after Natasha keeps Babushka, Natasha's grandmother, very busy.

Then, after lunch, Natasha notices a doll sitting on Babushka's shelf...a doll Babushka tells Natasha she played with just once when she was a little girl. When Natasha plays with the doll while Babushka goes to the store for groceries, she discovers why once is enough with Babushka's doll...and finds out just how tiring it can be to take care of a child who wants everything now.

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