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The Birthday Doll

3.29 of 5 stars 3.29  ·  rating details  ·  14 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Pretty is as pretty does
Franny gets two dolls for her birthday. Rose has yellow curls, big blue eyes, and a frilly dress. She chants Ring around the Rosy when you squeeze her hand. Suzie is an old rag doll, all floppy and faded. Franny's grandmother sees some lovely qualities in Suzie, but Franny is unconvinced. After her birthday party, Franny climbs into bed with beauti
Published March 4th 2004 by Farrar Straus Giroux
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Mary Sesar
This was a book about a little girl named Franny who gets a beautiful doll for her birthday. She invited friends over who give her other presents and then from one of them she gets another doll that is old and used.
This book is a great read and can be used in the classroom to teach children that its not what's on that outside that matters. It can look great on the outside but you should always look and find out what's on the inside to see what matters. This can be referred to don't judge a book
A little girl gets 2 dolls for her birthday, one brand new and can sing when you hold her hand, the other is older and softer. She tries to go to bed with the new one but discovers it is uncomfortable to sleep with, so she chooses the old one that she had stuck on a shelf earlier.
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