The Dollhouse Magic

Paperback | March 29, 2016

byYona Zeldis McdonoughIllustratorDiane Palmisciano

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Lila and her little sister Jane have long admired the dollhouse in the window of Miss Whitcomb's house down the street. Since Daddy lost his job, the girls can only dream of owning a dollhouse as grand. One day, Miss Whitcomb invites them inside, and a warm friendship soon develops. But after a devastating incident, how will the girls continue to find hope in a time of need?

Set during the Great Depression, The Dollhouse Magic by Yona Zeldis McDonough, and illustrated by Diane Palmisciano, is heartwarming chapter book that proves that friendship is indeed a magic all its own.

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Lila and her little sister Jane have long admired the dollhouse in the window of Miss Whitcomb's house down the street. Since Daddy lost his job, the girls can only dream of owning a dollhouse as grand. One day, Miss Whitcomb invites them inside, and a warm friendship soon develops. But after a devastating incident, how will the girls ...

Yona Zeldis McDonough is the author of many acclaimed children's books, including Little Author in the Big Woods, Louisa, and Sisters in Strength. She grew up in the United States and now lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband and their two children. Diane Palmisciano has illustrated more than fifty books for children, includin...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 8.28 × 5.41 × 0.28 inPublished:March 29, 2016Publisher:Square FishLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0312373570

ISBN - 13:9780312373573

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"The writing has an innocent charm that suits the story well. . . . This text doesn't flinch from the hardships of the Great Depression, nor does it sentimentalize them. Diane Palmisciano's lively black-and-white artwork appears throughout the book, highlighting the warmth and good humor of the text. An appealing beginning chapter book, particularly for doll fans." -Booklist"A wholesome and nostalgic period piece that's a moving affirmation of good will to all." -Kirkus Reviews