Raggedy Ann Helps Grandpa Hoppergrass

By: Gruelle, Johnny

Price: $15.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good

Color Illustrations; This book is in Good condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The book is mostly clean and bright. There are several edge nicks and tears to the spine end and spine joints of the book cover. The rear spine joint has a repaired crack / tear that is approximately two inches in length, starting at the bottom edge. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked gift notation on the front endpaper, dated 1942. The rear pastedown has a repaired crack that matches that of the rear spine joint. "John Barton Gruelle was born in Arcola, Illinois, on December 24, 1880. A the age of two, he moved with his family to Indianapolis, Indiana, where his father, Richard Gruelle, who was a painter, became associated with the Hoosier Group of painters. Richard Gruelles friends included poet James Whitcomb Riley, whose poems The Elf-Child, later titled Little Orphant Annie (1885) and "The Raggedy Man" (1888) , would form the basis for Johnny Gruelle's naming of Raggedy Ann"

Title: Raggedy Ann Helps Grandpa Hoppergrass

Author Name: Gruelle, Johnny

Illustrator: Illustrated by Johnny Gruelle

Categories: Young Adult,

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Publisher: Springfield, MA, McCloughlin Bros. , Inc.: 1940

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: A39607

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