Fancy Party Gowns: The Story of Ann Cole Lowe by Deborah Blumenthal (review)

@article{Bush2016FancyPG,
  title={Fancy Party Gowns: The Story of Ann Cole Lowe by Deborah Blumenthal (review)},
  author={Elizabeth Bush},
  journal={Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books},
  year={2016},
  volume={70},
  pages={209 - 210}
}
  • Elizabeth Bush
  • Published 2016
  • Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
ship (though both Jack and Lucy are hoping for more), and the pair embarks on a search to figure out who the girl is, what she wants with Jack, and how to get rid of her. The little match girl is, of course, the titular character of Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Little Match Girl,” but Bennett gives her a compelling backstory, connecting Lucy’s family history with the girl’s tragedy. Lucy and Jack share narration (with the occasional interjection of the ghost, Klara) and their voices are… Expand