Raggedy Ann and Andy: A Read-Aloud Treasury (Raggedy Ann Series)
Raggedy Ann and Andy Series. Raggedy Ann is a fictional character created by American writer Johnny Gruelle — in a series of books he wrote and illustrated for young children. Raggedy Ann is a rag doll with red yarn for hair and has a triangle nose. The character was created in as a doll, and was introduced to the public in the book Raggedy Ann Stories. A… More. Raggedy Ann Stories by Johnny Gruelle. All the original stories are here, as Raggedy Ann… More.
Beloved dolls for the ages Ninety years ago a story about a rag doll found in a grandmother's attic captured the hearts of Americans. Through many generations Raggedy Ann and Andy and their stories have been shared between parents and children and grandparents and grandchildren. This new collection combines those stories of adventure, friendship, and devotion in one volume that begs to be read aloud! Johnny Gruelle was an extremely talented cartoonist, illustrator, and storyteller. He had already written and illustrated a book of original fairy tales before creating the Raggedy Ann and Andy stories.
Gruelle is best known as the creator of Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy. This early artistic upbringing had a great effect on the young Gruelle, with legendary figures such as the best-selling poet and author James Whitcomb Riley — , being regular guests at their home. View all Books Featuring this Illustrator. After he beat 1, entrants to win a cartooning contest sponsored in by the New York Herald , Gruelle created Mr. Twee Deedle, which was in print from to One day, Gruelle gave his daughter Marcella a dusty, faceless rag-doll — which she had found buried in the attic.
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By Sarah Dougherty — February 8th, Step into the whimsical world of Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy , loved by generations of young and old alike for more than 90 years. Raggedy Ann was born out of tragedy. When Marcella died in at the age of 13, Gruelle began writing the stories down. Volland Company of Chicago. A Raggedy Ann rag doll came with each book. Several more books in the Raggedy Ann series followed.
Celebrate the th Ann iversary of Raggedy Ann with this brand-new edition of the beloved classic stories written and illustrated by Johnny Gruelle! Raggedy Ann always strives to be good—and she usually succeeds! Johnny Gruelle was an extremely talented cartoonist, illustrator, and storyteller. He had already written and illustrated a book of original fairy tales before creating the Raggedy Ann and Andy stories. Raggedy Ann, heroine of the first book, was a favorite doll of his daughter, Marcella, who died after a long illness at the age of thirteen. Johnny Gruelle eventually created over forty Raggedy Ann and Andy books, all capturing his unique version of childhood.