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Books with author Johnny Gruelle

  • Raggedy Ann and the Laughing Brook and Raggedy Ann Helps Grandpa Hoppergrass - Illustrated by Johnny Gruelle

    Johnny Gruelle

    Paperback (Pook Press, Nov. 25, 2014)
    'Raggedy Ann and the Laughing Brook' is written and illustrated by Johnny Gruelle. Gruelle (1880 - 1930), was an American artist and political cartoonist, as well as a children's book illustrator and author. The books of 'The Raggedy Ann Series' all feature their central protagonist, with red yarn for hair and a triangle nose – charting her considerable adventures. Gruelle created Raggedy Ann for his daughter, Marcella, when she brought him an old hand-made rag doll. He drew a face on it, and from his bookshelf, pulled a book of poems by James Whitcomb Riley, combining the names of two poems, 'The Raggedy Man' and 'Little Orphant Annie.' From this moment on, the much-loved children's series went from strength to strength. Sought after by collectors, this re-printed edition showcases Gruelle's original text, further enhanced by his wonderful colour drawings, in order that the two may be fully appreciated by young and old alike. This book forms part of our ‘Pook Press’ imprint, celebrating the golden age of illustration in children’s literature. We are working to republish these classic works in affordable, high quality, colour editions, using the original text and artwork.
  • Raggedy Ann's Wishing Pebble - Written and Illustrated by Johnny Gruelle

    Johnny Gruelle

    language (Pook Press, Jan. 31, 2018)
    'Raggedy Ann's Wishing Pebble' is written and illustrated by Johnny Gruelle. Gruelle (1880 - 1930), was an American artist and political cartoonist, as well as a children's book illustrator and author. The books of 'The Raggedy Ann Series' all feature their central protagonist, with red yarn for hair and a triangle nose - charting her considerable adventures. Gruelle created Raggedy Ann for his daughter, Marcella, when she brought him an old hand-made rag doll. He drew a face on it, and from his bookshelf, pulled a book of poems by James Whitcomb Riley, combining the names of two poems, 'The Raggedy Man' and 'Little Orphant Annie.' From this moment on, the much-loved children's series went from strength to strength. Sought after by collectors, this re-printed edition showcases Gruelle's original text, further enhanced by his wonderful colour drawings, in order that the two may be fully appreciated by young and old alike.
  • Raggedy Ann Stories

    Johnny Gruelle

    Hardcover (Bobbs-Merrill, Sept. 3, 1961)
    Child's fiction about the Raggedy Ann doll and her friends.
  • Friendly Fairies -Written and Illustrated by Johnny Gruelle

    Johnny Gruelle

    Hardcover (Pook Press, Nov. 14, 2014)
    'Friendly Fairies' is written and illustrated by Johnny Gruelle. Gruelle (1880 - 1930), was an American artist and political cartoonist, as well as a children's book illustrator and author. Gruelle is best known for his 'Raggedy Ann Series', which chart the adventures of a little doll with red yarn for hair and a triangle nose. This particular story does not feature Raggedy Ann, instead presenting fifteen unique fairy stories, including 'The Three Little Gnomes', 'Mr and Mrs Thumbkins', 'The Wishbone', 'Tim Tim TamyTam' and 'A Change of Coats.' Together, the stories provide entertainment as well as moral lessons to their young audiences; to be kind to those you meet, to always be generous, and to help those that need it. Sought after by collectors, this re-printed edition showcases Gruelle's original text, further enhanced by his wonderful colour drawings, in order that the two may be fully appreciated by young and old alike.
  • Raggedy Ann's Magical Wishes - Written and Illustrated by Johnny Gruelle

    Johnny Gruelle

    language (Pook Press, Jan. 24, 2018)
    'Raggedy Ann's Magical Wishes' is written and illustrated by Johnny Gruelle. Gruelle (1880 - 1930), was an American artist and political cartoonist, as well as a children's book illustrator and author. The books of 'The Raggedy Ann Series' all feature their central protagonist, with red yarn for hair and a triangle nose - charting her considerable adventures. Gruelle created Raggedy Ann for his daughter, Marcella, when she brought him an old hand-made rag doll. He drew a face on it, and from his bookshelf, pulled a book of poems by James Whitcomb Riley, combining the names of two poems, 'The Raggedy Man' and 'Little Orphant Annie.' From this moment on, the much-loved children's series went from strength to strength. Sought after by collectors, this re-printed edition showcases Gruelle's original text, further enhanced by his wonderful colour drawings, in order that the two may be fully appreciated by young and old alike.
  • Beloved Belindy

    Johnny Gruelle

    Hardcover (The Bobbs Merrill Co., March 15, 1960)
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  • Raggedy Ann's Lucky Pennies

    Johnny Gruelle

    Hardcover (Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, Oct. 1, 2003)
    Originally published in 1932, a colorfully illustrated adventure tells of Raggedy Ann's adventure to help a lost prince make his way out of the wood and back to his beautiful kingdom.
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  • Beloved Belindy - Written and Illustrated by Johnny Gruelle

    Johnny Gruelle

    language (Pook Press, Jan. 24, 2018)
    Beloved Belindy' is written and illustrated by Johnny Gruelle, forming part of 'The Raggedy Ann Series.' This story focused on the adventures of Beloved Belindy, provides entertainment as well as moral lessons for young audiences; to be kind to those you meet, to always be generous, and to help those that need it. Sought after by collectors, this re-printed edition showcases Gruelle's original text, further enhanced by his wonderful colour drawings.Gruelle (1880 - 1930), was an American artist and political cartoonist, as well as a children's book illustrator and author. Gruelle created Raggedy Ann for his daughter, Marcella, when she brought him an old hand-made rag doll. He drew a face on it, and from his bookshelf, pulled a book of poems by James Whitcomb Riley, combining the names of two poems, 'The Raggedy Man' and 'Little Orphant Annie.' From this moment on, the much-loved children's series went from strength to strength. Pook Press celebrates the great ‘Golden Age of Illustration‘ in children’s literature – a period of unparalleled excellence in book illustration. We publish rare and vintage Golden Age illustrated books, in high-quality colour editions, so that the masterful artwork and story-telling can continue to delight both young and old.
  • The Magical Land of Noom - Written and Illustrated by Johnny Gruelle

    Johnny Gruelle

    eBook (Pook Press, Jan. 31, 2018)
    'The Magical Land of Noom' is written and illustrated by Johnny Gruelle. Gruelle (1880 - 1930), was an American artist and political cartoonist, as well as a children's book illustrator and author. Gruelle is best known for his 'Raggedy Ann Series', which chart the adventures of a little doll with red yarn for hair and a triangle nose. This particular story does not feature Raggedy Ann, but it tells the tale of Johnny and Janey, two children who escape from their backyard and fly away to the moon - having many strange encounters, and even more great adventures in the process. With a flying machine built of wooden spoons and old boards, they discover an enchanted kingdom on the 'dark side of the moon', which at first appears as paradise. With the arrival of a wicked magician, the plot thickens, and the two children's lives are never the same again. Sought after by collectors, this re-printed edition showcases Gruelle's original text, further enhanced by his wonderful colour drawings, in order that the two may be fully appreciated by young and old alike.
  • Raggedy Ann Stories

    Johnny Gruelle

    eBook (EirenikosPress, Sept. 13, 2013)
    Before Toy Story there was Raggedy Anne and her friends. Raggedy was kind and compassionate always ready to help others. Raggedy Anne always comes out of whatever situation she gets into smiling of course. Follow along with her adventures and learn lessons about friendship and self sacrifice. As the book says, “Happiness is very easy to catch when we love one another and are sweet all through.” A great story for children. Beautifully Illustrated.
  • Raggedy Ann's magical wishes

    Johnny Gruelle

    Hardcover (P.F. Volland Co, Jan. 1, 1928)
    Classic Raggedy Ann and Andy tale
  • Raggedy Ann and Andy and the Camel with the Wrinkled Knees - Illustrated by Johnny Gruelle

    Johnny Gruelle

    Hardcover (Pook Press, Feb. 19, 2013)
    Raggedy Ann tales, written and drawn by Johnny Gruelle, have been entertaining children since 1918. Pook Press are working to republish these classic works in affordable, high quality, colour editions, using the original text and artwork so these works can delight another generation of children.
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