Doll History - Getting the Facts Straight by R. John Wright — R. John Wright. Pat Burns points out the obvious similarities with Nancy Abbott's Storybook Doll line but skirts the issue of which came first. Instead of finding out (a relatively easy thing to do) she claims both doll lines happened simultaneously - which is highly unlikely. The reality is that Madame A. was a shark—always on the lookout to capitalize on anything.
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