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Five Dolls in a House (Five Dolls #1)

4.09 of 5 stars 4.09  ·  rating details  ·  35 ratings  ·  6 reviews
Elizabeth Small, who knows how to magically make herself doll-size, knocks on the tiny front door of her dolls' house and joins in the fun inside.
Paperback, 144 pages
Published March 29th 1973 by Puffin Books (first published 1953)
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Tracked down another half remembered book from my childhood. Elizabeth discovers she can get small enough to visit the dolls in her dolls' house and they decide she's the landlady, and ask her to fix all the things they're unhappy with. This was first published in the 1950s, and my mother read it as a child, before finding it in the library and insisting I had to read it too. The dolls are Vanessa, Amanda, Lupin and Jane, plus Elizabeth's french doll, Jacqueline, who the other dolls have taken i ...more
Louise Culmer
Elizabeth develops the ability to shrink to the size of the dolls in her dollshouse, and when she arrives on a visit, the dolls decide that she is their new landlady. The dolls all have quite vivid personalities, bossy Vanessa, gentle Jane, mischievous Amanda, little Lupin, and pretty French Jacqueline, refered to disdainfully by Vanessa as 'the paying guest'. On each visit to the house, Elizabeth finds the dolls engaged in some new activity, often to do with some new item that she has added to ...more
Feb 09, 2009 CLM rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Iris
Charming story by the author of The Return of the Twelves about an English girl Elizabeth who finds herself unexpectedly able to shrink to the size of her dolls and visit them in her own dollhouse
Cupcake Girl
This book is about a girl and her dolls house. Inside her dolls house are some dolls. Those dolls get up to all sorts of things and rope the girl-who can shrink- into them too.
One of my favourite books when I was little. I read it so often the cover fell off - and I was a very careful child, so you can see that means I read it A LOT.
Sep 23, 2009 Kathryn marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Yay! More dollhouse stories.
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pseudonym for Pauline Clarke

Pauline Clarke was born in 1921 and is an English author who has written for children of all ages and more recently for adults. Until 1943 she studied English at Somerville College, Oxford, before working as a journalist and writing for children's magazines.

Her children's books span many genres, including fantasy, family comedy, historical fiction and poetry. Her greate
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