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Amy's Eyes
First edition
Author Richard Kennedy
Illustrator Richard Egielski
Genre Fantasy
Publisher Harper & Row
Publication date
Pages 437
ISBN 978-0060232191

Amy's Eyes is a children's fantasy novel by Richard Kennedy, published by Harper & Row in 1985, and illustrated by Richard Egielski.

Plot summary

The narrative begins in an orphanage where Amy inadvertently brings her sailor doll to life. It continues on a ship where he has become captain and she has transformed into a doll herself. The book is a principally a coming-of-age tale and a nautical adventure involving pirates and the search for lost treasure. The story contains whimsical elements such as a sailing ship crewed by Mother Goose animals, but also has darker themes including the obsession with Biblical prophecy and numerology.

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