Books shelved as PDF ☆ Floating IslandPDF by ↠ Anne Parrish ✓ – wholesalesweetshop.co.uk

Floating Island When the doll house they inhabit is shipped overseas as a gift, a terrible storm results in shipwreck on an uninhabited tropical island for the Doll family. This includes Mr. and Mrs. Doll, their children William and Annabelle, and Dinah the cook. The story follows their adventures with affection and humor. Read Floating Island – wholesalesweetshop.co.uk

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  1. This book was stupid and racist, but interesting enough to avoid the dreaded single star Still, I don t know how it won a Newbery Honor Let me explain.The book is about a doll family that crashed into an island Most of the book everyone is just trying to find each other since they all got scattered to different parts of the island The adventures are somewhat fun, and the author makes a fun time out of the differences between dolls and humans.Mr and Mrs Doll are stupid they often act like This book was stupid and racist, but interesting enough to avoid the dreaded single star Still, I don t know how it won a Newbery Honor Let me explain.The book is about a doll family that crashed into an island Most of the book everyone is just trying to find each other since they all got scattered to different parts of the island The adventures are somewhat fun, and the author makes a fun time out of the differences between dolls and humans.Mr and Mrs Doll are stupid they often act like kids And the author is often degrading to the reader, treating them like they are stupid I think she expects those that are reading this to be at about a kindergarten level or lower That s how she treats the reader.Also, they have a maid Naturally, she is black Naturally, the things that she wants most in this life are a soap box so she can make herself a better kitchen laundry area and to be white Of course, when she gets abducted by monkeys she finds her true self and starts dancing and ...

  2. This book was so adorable It defintiely reminded me of when I was growing up and had my own doll house to play with I kept feeling that throughout the whole story that there really was a child playing with the dolls and that this child had a really good imagination While I know that Elizabeth never actually got her dolls and doll house, I felt like a child was playing with them while they were on the island I loved reading the perspective of the small dolls and how they interpreted things This book was so adorable It defintiely reminded me of when I was growing up and had my own doll house to play with I kept feeling that throughout the whole story that there really was a child playing with the dolls and that this child had a really good imagination While I know that Elizabeth never actually got her dolls and doll house, I felt lik...

  3. This delightful book belonged to my mother Recommended for those who enjoy doll stories or, like Wendy, are reading the Newbery Honor books While some object to the depiction of the Doll family s cook, I do not think that should detract from enjoyment of the Dolls adventures on their desert island.

  4. Another Childhood favorite The adventures of a shipwrecked dollhouse family

  5. The paeans of praise on the back cover might lead you to think you re holding the preeminent children s book of the 20th c Because the idea of a shipwrecked dollhouse is intriguing, the execution is done fairly well, and the descriptions are very lush, I could give it 4 stars 1 if the author didn t patronize her child readers when speaking to them directly not a tactic that I enjoy , 2 if I wasassured that the author had a good command of the knowledge she espouses in the footnotes an The paeans of praise on the back cover might lead you to think you re holding the preeminent children s book of the 20th c Because the idea of a shipwrecked dollhouse is intriguing, the execution is done fairly well, and the descriptions are very lush, I could give it 4 stars 1 if the author didn t patronize her child readers when speaking to them directly not a tactic that I enjoy , 2 if I wasassured that the author had a good command of the knowledge she espouses in the footnotes and elsewhere I have doubts , 3 if the author had extended herself a wee bit to come up with names better tha...

  6. This book is incredible, an absolute favourite

  7. Follows a lost dollhouse and its inhabitants to a floating island About as enjoyable as Hitty and her interminably long hundred year reign Yeesh.

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