Annabelle Doll is eight years old-she has been for more than a hundred years. Not a lot has happened to her, cooped up in the dollhouse, with the same doll family, day after day, year after year. . . until one day the Funcrafts move in.
About the Author
ANN M. MARTIN is the author of many books for young readers, including the Baby-Sitters Club series, the Main Street series, the Family Tree series, Rain Reign, Belle Teal, A Dog's Life, and A Corner of the Universe, a 2003 Newbery Honor Book. She is also the co-author, with Paula Danziger, of P.S. Longer Letter Later and Snail Mail No More. Ms. Martin makes her home in upstate New York.
LAURA GODWIN, also known as Nola Buck, is the author of many popular picture books for children, including A Christmas GoodnightOne Moon, Two CatsThis is the Firefighter and Christmas in the Manger. Born and raised in Alberta, Canada, she now lives in New York City.
Brian Selznick is the author and illustrator of the New York Times best-selling The Invention of Hugo Cabret, winner of the 2008 Caldecott Medal and a National Book nominee. He has also illustrated many other books for children, including Frindle by Andrew Clements, Amelia and Eleanor Go for a Ride by Pam Muñoz Ryan, and The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins by Barbara Kerley, which received a 2001 Caldecott Honor. Brian lives in Brooklyn, New York, and San Diego, California.
Praise for The Doll People:An ALA Notable Children's BookA Capitol Choices Noteworthy Title for Children and TeensCCIRA Colorado Children's Book Award Runner-UpA Child Magazine Best Book of the YearDorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book award MasterlistAn Indian Paintbrush Book Award NomineeKentucky Bluegrass Award Master ListMaryland Children's Book AwardMassachusetts Children's Book award Master ListMaud Hart Lovelace Book AwardA National Parenting Center Seal of ApprovalPennsylvania Young Readers' Choice Award Master ListA Publishers Weekly Best BookA Rhode Island Children's Book Award NomineeA School Library Journal Best BookA Texas Bluebonnet Award NomineeA Volunteer State Book Award Nominee