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The Richest Doll in the World

by Polly M. Robertus

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The basic story line is about an elderly woman who is dealing with severe grief by replacing the long-ago loss of her little daughter with a doll. All attention is spent on the doll and in the mind of the elderly lady the doll is the object of her affection. Living in a mansion, she is helped by a maid who loves her and tries gently to bring her back to reality.

When the maids granddaughter, who is also struggling with the recent loss of her mother and father, decides she would like to see the doll and the fantastic doll house, a powerful event occurs.

I liked the detail of the book and the story line. It isn't a great book, but still, it held my interest. ( )
1 vote Whisper1 | Jan 15, 2012 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 082342121X, Hardcover)

Her parents having died, Emily faces the worst Christmas Eve ever. She decides to set off in the middle of a snowstorm for a spooky old mansion in hopes of seeing "the richest doll in the world."

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The Christmas after her parents' death, Emily wants no gift but to see the wonderful doll of her grandmother's employer, Mrs. Bigley, but the old woman, who has also experienced a terrible loss, will not allow a child near her treasured heirloom.

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