What's the Name of That Book??? discussion

Query abandoned by poster > ABANDONED. Childrens book read in late 60's early 70's when 6-10yo: two girl dolls come alive when their little girl sleeps

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message 1: by Carolee (new)

Carolee (librariansdaughter) | 1 comments When I was in school, we used to have these fliers show up once in a while and we could order books from the scholastic's company. Stupidly, I can remember that the book I'm looking for was from them, was a paperback, the cover was mostly red, and the book itself was about 1/2 thick. I cannot, however, remember the name of the book. I think it was set at the turn of the century, and the 2 dolls were worried because their girl was growing up and possibly be going away soon (either moving or going to boarding school) and wouldn't want them anymore.

It was one of my mother's and my favorite stories and she recently passed. I would give anything to find that book.

Thank you in advance.

message 2: by Cathy (new)

Cathy (lltoo) | 143 comments Is it this?

The Dollhouse caper /
Jean S O'Connell

English Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience 98 p. : ill.
New York : Scholastic, ; ISBN: 0590118439 9780590118439
Worried that the growing Human children will soon discard them, the Dollhouse family try to think of a way to save themselves and their home.

The Dollhouse Caper by Jean S. O'Connell

message 3: by Lobstergirl, au gratin (new)

Lobstergirl | 37536 comments Mod
Try this listopia:
Children's Literature - Sentient Toys

message 4: by bookel (new)

bookel | 2108 comments Could it be a Rumer Godden book?
Don't know why I'm thinking of Impunity Jane but I don't think that fits...

message 5: by Tab (new)

Tab (tabbrown) | 4839 comments was this a chapter book or picture book?

message 7: by Cheryl (new)

Cheryl (cherylllr) PM and link sent, OP is somewhat active...

message 8: by Jesse (new)

Jesse Freedom (neigh) | 246 comments Is it a Raggedy Anna book?

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Cheryl (cherylllr) Moving to Abandoned.

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