They're about curiosity and daydreaming and play. She works small — most of the pieces could fit in your hand — and at times this humble scale wobbles under the big dreams. But if you can suspend your disbelief, there are marvels like What's inside a mermaid's purse?, a real skate egg case in a saltwater aquarium promising new life. Or A cloud passes over the sun, dark water, a tiny model of a swimming raft with a little wire ladder extending down and down through an aquarium underneath, toward a sandy bottom that in scale seems forever deep below.

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