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Meet the Maples, a large family of dolls who've outgrown their small city home. Join them on their adventures as they search, buy, sell, earn, spend, clean, move and settle into more spacious quarters. But can they afford it? Will Wellesley, that snarky teenager, ever grow up? The story combines humour and pathos as it tells a tale of one big family's resourcefulness, generosity and loyalty in the face of many odds.

"Nothing comes easy for the Maples. It's inspiring to watch them work as a team to overcome so many challenges." -Barbara Baillargeon, Toronto Public Librarian


About the Author

Martha Davis
crumba323 Toronto, Ontario, Canada
I have a long history as an independent filmmaker and an even earlier history as a still photographer. More recently I've become an author. In 2007 I purchased a lavish dollhouse and my daughter and I collaborated to write two childrens' books about it, with lots of photographs ("The Maples on the Move" and "The Maples Mix 'em Up"). We sold both books at "the Word on the Street" in the fall of 2010. Next, I wrote and photographed my first alphabet book, "Cats Choosing Chairs" and made another two alphabet books with my grade 2/3 class, who loved the process. Towards the end of that school year, my class did a comparison/contrast of our school today with that of the late nineteenth century. It's called, "The Good Old Days?" I've continued to create books with my straight grade 2 classes and plan to keep it up. "Dogs who Talk" was featured by Blurb in a blog on their website: . Check out all our class books in my "Author's Bookstore."

Publish Date  September 07, 2010

Dimensions  Standard Portrait  120 pgs Standard Paper

Category  Children

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Comments (1)


crumba323 says

To our Toronto friends: We'll be selling this book and the sequel, "The Maples Mix 'em Up!" at the big book fair, "The Word on the Street" in Toronto on September 26th, 2010. We're on "Kidstreet" booth #13.
We're super excited!

posted at 07:38pm Sep 20 PST

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