Rumer Godden reawakens all the old magic of Christmas in this story about a lonely little orphan girl, a doll without an owner, and a kind lady with a christmas tree and no-one to enjoy it.
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Rumer Godden wrote many well-known and much-loved books for both adults and children. Her children's novel The Diddakoi won the Whitbread Children's Book Award in 1972.From Publishers Weekly:
A beautiful story of wishing: of a little girl who wants a doll and a grandmother; of a doll that yearns for a child's arms around it; and of a lonely policeman's wife who wants a child in her home. Ages 5-10.
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Book Description Puffin Books, 1971. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Sheila Bewley (illustrator). book. Bookseller Inventory # M0140305092