Annabelle Doll, Tiffany Funcraft, and their families are whisked out to sea when the Palmers accidentally place them in a box destined for charity donation. And it turns out they're not alone-there are plenty of other doll people on the ship, too. After traveling thousands of miles, will they be able to find their way home?
In the fourth installment in the beloved Doll People series, Brett Helquist joins Ann M. Martin and Laura Godwin on another exhilarating adventure from a doll's-eye view. Praise for The Doll People Set Sail
* "A rousing adventure that treats fans to thrilling action (on a miniature scale) and personable new dolls to discover."
, starred review
"Fans will welcome aboard Helquist, whose artwork is inspired by and takes off from the excellent illustrations established in the earlier books by Brian Selznick; indeed, Annabelle is even more winsome and expressive here.... Readers are guaranteed very smooth sailing."
"This is a good choice for independent readers ready to try something longer."
-School Library Journal
"Though it's not necessary to have read the first three entries, it's the stalwart fans who will be cheering 'Doll power!' the loudest as these beloved characters prove once again they can all work together despite their very different personalities, the Dolls and the Funcrafts combining their traits of caution and courage in the best way possible."
-Horn Book Praise for The Runaway Dolls
* "Fast-paced, satisfyingly developed, the book is doubly enjoyable for its foundation in a solidly imagined doll culture."
starred review Praise for The Meanest Doll in the World
* "Wrapped in humor and adventure are serious considerations of self-esteem, the power of intimidation, and the nature of friendship."
, starred review Praise for The Doll People
"Entertaining and satisfying."
-The New York Times
* "Doll lovers may well approach their imaginative play with renewed enthusiasm and a sense of wonder after reading this fun-filled adventure."
, starred review
* "[A] marvelous treat."