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ISBN13: 9780395901120
ISBN10: 039590112x
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Once there was a little doll. Her name was Edith. She lived in a nice house and had everything she needed except someone to play with. She was lonely! Then one morning Edith looked into the garden and there stood two bears! Since it was first published in 1957, The Lonely Doll has established itself as a unique children's classic. Through innovative photography Dare Wright brings the world of dolls to life and entertains us with much more than just a story. Edith, the star of the show, is a doll from Wright's childhood, and Wright selected the bear family with the help of her brother. With simple poses and wonderful expressions, the cast of characters is vividly brought to life to tell a story of friendship.

About the Author

Dare Wright was born in Canada and raised in the United States. She started her career as a photographer's fashion model, then went around to the other side of the camera and became a highly successful freelance photographer. Her photographs appeared in such magazines as TOWN AND COUNTRY, GOOD HOUSEKEEPING, VOGUE, and HARPER'S BAZAAR. She created several books about Edith and her friends, including the classic favorites The Lonely Doll and Edith and Mr. Bear.

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Glo, August 23, 2012 (view all comments by Glo)
How is it that I have never heard of this book? Must investigate!
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Riona, January 26, 2012 (view all comments by Riona)
I enjoy this book because the story is so genuine and it applies to kids today.
It also opens up discussion with kids and helps you talk about common everyday problems. The pictures are very unique, a fresh change from other picture books.
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lindacbugg, January 7, 2010 (view all comments by lindacbugg)
I loved this book as a child but when I gave a copy to my 6 year old niece she was completely creeped out. I was very sad she didn't love it as much as I did but I guess it's something that todays kids just don't get.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780395901120
Author:
Wright, Dare
Author:
Wright, Dare
Publisher:
Hmh Books for Young Readers
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Dolls
Subject:
Social Situations - Friendship
Subject:
Toys, Dolls, & Puppets
Subject:
Loneliness
Subject:
Toys
Subject:
Social Issues - Friendship
Subject:
Toys -- Fiction.
Subject:
Dolls -- Fiction
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Friendship
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
28
Publication Date:
September 1998
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from K up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
11.98x8.74x.18 in. .64 lbs.
Age Level:
04-08

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