Who invented the Raggedy Ann doll?

Answer Johnny Gruelle, children's book writer and illustrator, inventor the Raggedy Ann doll in 1915. In 1920 Raggedy Andy, her brother, was born, and the two starred in many of Gruelle's children's stori... Read More »

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Who invented Raggedy Ann& Andy?

Johnny Gruelle created Raggedy Ann and Andy. Gruelle created and patented the rag dolls beginning with Raggedy Ann in 1915. Andy was introduced when the P.F. Volland company published Gruelle's "Ra... Read More »

Who invented the Strawberry Shortcake doll?

Muriel Fahrion invented the Strawberry Shortcake series of greeting cards for American Greetings. She and her sister Susan Trentel designed and created the first Strawberry Shortcake rag doll in 1... Read More »

What year was the Barbie doll invented?

The Barbie doll was invented in 1959 by Ruth Handler. She and her husband Elliot owned Mattel, which produced dollhouse furniture. Mattel became a publicly traded company after the success of the B... Read More »

How to Be Raggedy Ann for Halloween?

Here's a cute, original and simple, easy-to-make costume that looks great. It's a blast back to the 1970s, when Raggedy Ann was a hit with the young Generation X-ers. Read and find out how easy it ... Read More »