The Chalk Doll by Charlotte PomerantzThe Chalk Doll by Charlotte Pomerantz

The Chalk Doll

byCharlotte Pomerantz

Paperback | June 30, 1993

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Rose has a cold. And while Mother tucks her in for a nap, she tells Rose about growing up in Jamaica. She describes how she clickety clacked to school on mango heels and made a rag doll because she couldn't afford a store–bought chalk doll. And Rose knows she'll feel much better once she makes her own rag doll, too.

Ages 5+

Charlotte Pomerantz was born in New York City, where she still lives. Among her many popular books for children are Mangaboom, illustrated by Anita Lobel; Here Comes Henny (based on the wordplay of James Joyce), illustrated by Nancy Winslow Parker; Halfway to Your House, illustrated by Gabrielle Vincent; Flap Your Wings and Try and All...
Title:The Chalk DollFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.68 inPublished:June 30, 1993Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064433331

ISBN - 13:9780064433334

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5


From Our Editors

While Mother tucks her in for a nap, she tells Rose about growing up in Jamaica. Too poor to have a store-bought chalk doll, Mother describes the wonderful times she had making her own fun. The cozy dialogue between mother and daughter and the exuberant paintings create a lyrical portrait of the unique joys of a Jamaican childhood. Full color.