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  • Johnny Gruelle

    Dear old Raggedy Ann! The beloved rag doll who comes to life and along with the other toys in the nursery has a series of exciting adventures. Generations of children have listened round eyed and open mouthed as Raggedy Ann flies away on a kite, rescues the family dog from the pound, helps the hens hatch out chicks and lands up in the paint pot. Johnny Gruelle (1880-1938) was an American artist, cartoonist and children's author. One day his daughter Marcella found a dusty, faceless rag doll in the attic. Gruelle drew a face on the doll and named her Raggedy Ann. Marcella played with the doll so much, Gruelle thought other children would like the doll too. He started a company making the...read more

  • Johnny Gruelle

    This is the book that started it all. Johnny Gruelle gave his daughter Marcella a rag doll, on which he had drawn an eternally smiling face. Marcella and Raggedy Ann became inseparable, and inspired Gruelle to write Raggedy Ann Stories, which was sold with its very own Raggedy Ann doll. Sadly, Marcella died at age 13 after complications from a smallpox vaccine, but Gruelle continued writing about Raggedy Ann. (description by Zachary...read more

  • Johnny Gruelle

    Raggedy Ann is a 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. Johnny Gruelle received US Patent D47789 for his Raggedy Ann doll on September 7, 1915. The character was created in 1915 as a doll, and was introduced to the public in the 1918 book Raggedy Ann Stories. When a doll was marketed with the book, the concept had great success. A sequel, Raggedy Andy Stories (1920), introduced the character of her brother, Raggedy Andy, dressed in sailor suit and...read more

  • Johnny Gruelle

    Raggedy Ann is a fictional character created by writer Johnny Gruelle (1880-1938) in a series of books he wrote and illustrated for young children. Raggedy Ann is a rag doll with red yarn for hair. The character was created in 1915 as a doll, and was introduced to the public in the 1918 book Raggedy Ann Stories. A doll was also marketed along with the book to great success. A sequel, Raggedy Andy Stories (1920) introduced the character of her brother, Raggedy Andy, dressed in sailor suit and hat. (Summary from...read more

  • Johnny Gruelle

    The dolls in these stories act and talk just like real people—that is, when their mistress, young Marcella, or other adults are not there to see them. Raggedy Ann has charmed millions with her warm and optimistic outlook and unflappable approach to difficulties, while Raggedy Andy has pleased these fans with his adventurous spirit and compassionate nature. As Gruelle’s granddaughter said, “These stories contain nothing to cause fright, glorify mischief, excuse malice, or condone cruelty.” All the original twenty-three stories from Johnny Gruelle’s two books are included here, and all are guaranteed to delight and...read more

  • Johnny Gruelle

    On this unabridged recording, listeners will hear all the original Raggedy Ann stories, as they follow Raggedy Ann to Marcella's nursery and watch her quickly become the leader of the dolls -- and the world. After learning a lesson from a naughty raid on the pantry, Raggedy Ann strives to be good -- and succeeds. She and her friends rescue Fido, the family dog, from the dogcatcher. One of her most well-known adventures leads her to get her stuffing replaced, and along the way gets her famous I Love You candy heart. First published in 1918, Raggedy Ann has charmed millions of children with her always warm and optimistic outlook and calm approach to...read more

  • Johnny Gruelle

    To the millions of children and grown-ups who have loved a Rag Doll, the author dedicated these stories. Now listen as eight voices read to you Raggedy Ann's exciting adventures, as gentle and charming today, as they were when first published in...read more

  • Johnny Gruelle

    Another great audiobook classic from the world's most prolific and prestigious new company, Icon Audio Arts. Presented by actor author Geoffrey Giuliano, here is an exciting 'listen while you learn' audio production which promises to entertain, enlighten and enliven the listener. Icon productions offer a daring, fresh perspective on the hundreds of perennial favorite tales which have inspired generations and imbued a deep love of literature and art in millions over time. Welcome to the wonderful, unparalleled world of Icon Audio...read more

  • Beatrix Potter

    A collection of short stories for...read more

  • Flora Annie Steel

    Classic short stories featuring favourites from the animal...read more

  • Rudyard Kipling

    Enter the magical animal world through the imaginations of Beatrix Potter, Rudyard Kipling and E. Nesbit beautifully retold by Nicki White and Matt...read more

  • Johnny Gruelle

    रॅगेडी ॲन हे पात्र अमेरिकेचे लेखक श्री जॉनी ग्रुएल यांच्या लेखणीतून साकार झाले आहे. रॅगेडी ॲन ही कापडी बाहुली लाल केस आणि त्रिकोणी नाक या वैशिष्ट्यांमुळे ही बाहुली तत्कालिन काळात प्रसिद्ध होती. या बाहुलीचे पेटंट सर जॉनी ग्रुएल यांच्या नावाने आहे. हे पात्र १९१५...read more

  • Johnny Gruelle

    रॅगेडी ॲन हे पात्र अमेरिकेचे लेखक श्री जॉनी ग्रुएल यांच्या लेखणीतून साकार झाले आहे. रॅगेडी ॲन ही कापडी बाहुली लाल केस आणि त्रिकोणी नाक या वैशिष्ट्यांमुळे ही बाहुली तत्कालिन काळात प्रसिद्ध होती. या बाहुलीचे पेटंट सर जॉनी ग्रुएल यांच्या नावाने आहे. हे पात्र १९१५...read more

  • Johnny Gruelle

    रॅगेडी ॲन हे पात्र अमेरिकेचे लेखक श्री जॉनी ग्रुएल यांच्या लेखणीतून साकार झाले आहे. रॅगेडी ॲन ही कापडी बाहुली लाल केस आणि त्रिकोणी नाक या वैशिष्ट्यांमुळे ही बाहुली तत्कालिन काळात प्रसिद्ध होती. या बाहुलीचे पेटंट सर जॉनी ग्रुएल यांच्या नावाने आहे. हे पात्र १९१५...read more

  • Rudyard Kipling

    A selection of classic children’s stories by a selection of favourite classic authors beautifully retold by Nicki White and Matt...read more

  • Rudyard Kipling

    A collection of classic children’s stories to delight and entertain including tales of dragons, elves, gingerbread, naughty dolls and one camel with a...read more

  • Rudyard Kipling

    A collection of short stories for...read more

  • Rudyard Kipling

    A collection of classic children’s stories to delight and...read more

  • Flora Annie Steel

    A collection of favourite short stories for young listeners brought to life by Nicki White and Matt...read more

  • Rudyard Kipling

    A collection of short stories for...read more