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Styling Librarian Saturday Book Share- The Doll People Set Sail

The Doll People Set Sail

”Pull up a chair, it’s a Saturday Book Share”.

Here’s to celebrating books that strike my fancy every week!

The Doll People, Book 4 The Doll People Set Sail by Ann M. Martin, illustrated by Brian Selznick – Release date – 10/14/2014 – Yes, I will share more closer to the release date!! I was so thrilled to receive an advanced readers copy of this book treasure. It has been a while since I read a Doll People book but it was wonderful to jump back into the setting, story, characters, and feelings that dolls have, deep feelings. I love the dedication that Ann M. Martin can realistically provide the reader with for the connection between the dolls and their owners. So touching. This really reminded me of Toy Story (et all) and I loved how the dolls are accidentally shipped off across the ocean when the box they were placed in was not clearly labeled and accidentally grabbed with other donations. I loved how the main characters can portray guilt. Dolls can learn about how to be brave and how much bravery they actually have, so can the reader! I also appreciate how much adventuring little dolls can have aboard a ship. I had my doubts at first as to how the story would move forward, but it certainly did! Now, I saw SOME of Brian Selznick’s illustrations, cannot wait to purchase the book and see the complete version because they are, as always, fantastic. Often I felt like the pictures moved the story along, brought it to life. I’ve had many readers realize what a fantastic series this is again (love when I can promote and have them discover it) and I am thrilled that there will be a new book available soon!

The Doll People Set Sail

Goodreads Summary: “Annabelle Doll, Tiffany Funcraft, and their families are whisked out to sea when the Palmers accidentally place them in a box destined for charity donation. And it turns out they’re not alone-there are plenty of other doll people on the ship, too. After traveling thousands of miles, will they be able to find their way home?
In the fourth installment in the beloved Doll People series, Brett Helquist joins Ann M. Martin and Laura Godwin on another exhilarating adventure from a doll’s-eye view.”

About Pull up a chair, it’s a Saturday Book Share: I’ve had many books I review that I just want to feature. Simple and easy, celebrate a new book encounter. So that’s what Saturday Book Share is about for me, celebrating books! Perhaps some days I’ll share the book with a short reading of a portion. Or perhaps other days I’ll just share a glimpse of the book.

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3 comments on “Styling Librarian Saturday Book Share- The Doll People Set Sail

  1. Adrienne
    October 11, 2014

    I was excited to see that this book was coming out soon. My sister and I both middle-aed women) used to be able to make each laugh simply by saying Kitty Funcraft. I’ve been looking for a read aloud for my 4th graders with a female main character and the original book might just be what I want. Thanks for the reminder about the series.

    • The Styling Librarian
      October 11, 2014

      I can’t wait to read Reign Rain as well, so many author book releases… 🙂 The Doll People is quite the original idea… happy to remind! 🙂

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