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Johnny Grulle Creator of Raggedy Ann and Andy - Arcola IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman
N 39° 41.096 W 088° 18.490
16S E 387821 N 4393606
Quick Description: Johnny Grulle Creator of Raggedy Ann and Andy - Arcola IL
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 8/1/2010 4:38:40 PM
Waymark Code: WM9CKK
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop
Views: 5

Long Description:
Johnny Grulle was the creator of Raggedy Ann and Andy.

The memorial reads:

Arcola is the birthpalce of Johnny Grulle, 1880 - 1938, A prolific and versitel, artist and writer, Grulle is besr known for, giving Raggedy Ann and Andy, to the children of the world.

This memorial is located at the old Arcola Train Depot / visitor center.

According to Wikipedea: (visit link)
A partial list of works, several with complete text and illustrations available online for no charge.

As Author and Illustrator

* My Very Own Fairy Stories[4] (1917)
* Raggedy Ann Stories[5] (1918)
* Friendly Fairies[6] (1919)
* Raggedy Andy Stories[7] (1920)
* Orphant Annie (1921)
* The Magical Land of Noom (1922)

As Illustrator

* Grimm's Fairy Tales[9] (1914)
* Nobody's Boy [10] (1916)
* All About the Little Small Red Hen [11] (1917)
Website with more information on either the memorial or the person(s) it is dedicated to: [Web Link]

Location: Train Depot

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