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Brides from Around the World Paper Dolls (Paperback) (Tom Tierney)

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Here come the brides . . . from Sweden, Zimbabwe, Japan, Bali, Mexico, and other lands the world over! Four beautiful dolls from Asia, Africa, Europe, and South America model 28 stunning bridal outfits. Their gowns represent faithful reproductions of regional attire as well as modern interpretations of traditional styles, including Celtic robes of medieval Britain, a scarlet Indian sari, a Chinese silk tunic, a white satin dress from Ghana, a Balinese sarong, a Jewish bridal gown from Sheba, Japanese kimonos, a Hungarian lace dress, and another 20 gorgeous costumes. Notes on each bridal ensemble offer fascinating insights into cultural traditions
Four lovely brides model 28 elegant costumes from around the world. Bridal wardrobes include a Celtic robe from the medieval period, a Chinese tunic of red silk, a Philippine wedding gown, and ensembles from Holland, Zimbabwe, Korea, Mexico, Denmark, Greece, Russia, and eighteen other countries. Notes describe wedding apparel and provide information on traditional wedding ceremonies.
Number of Pages: 32
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Activity Books
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Dover Pubns
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Tom Tierney
Language: English
Street Date: November 2, 2005
TCIN: 11769484
UPC: 9780486444390
Item Number (DPCI): 248-20-9740

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overall: 3 out of 5 stars, see all reviews

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A bit deceiving........

3 out of 5 stars
Satisfied 7 years ago
I purchased this book for my 10 year old daughter who LOVES paper dolls, hoping that it would be more complex than your basic drawings. The artwork itself is beautiful and the outfits for the dolls are very modest and gorgeous. However, the dolls themselves come undressed and in rather scanty, seduc...see moreof the reviewer's review
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