The 100-year-old Doll family—beautifully crafted china dolls passed down through four generations of girls in one American family—meet their new neighbors, the Funcrafts, a doll family made completely of plastic and delivered straight from the factory shelves.
Annabelle Doll is eight years old—she has been for over a hundred years. Not a lot has happened to her, cooped up in the dollhouse, with the same doll people, day after day, year after year…until the Funcrafts move in. Now Annabelle has a friend. Sure she’s made entirely of plastic and she’s living in the scariest room in the house, but she’s an adventurer, and after a hundred years of boredom, that’s just what Annabelle needs.
About the Author
Laura Godwin grew up in Alberta, Canada. She has written many well-loved books for children, including "Barnyard Prayers, Little White Dog, Happy & Honey, "and co-authored "The Doll People, The Meanest Doll in the World, " and "The Runaway Dolls." She lives in New York City.
Lynn Redgrave has had an extraordinary career, encompassing two Oscar(r) nominations, two Tony(r) nominations and one Emmy(r) nomination. She has starred in such films as Gods and Monsters, Shine and Georgy Girl.