Raggedy Ann and Andy Series by Johnny GruelleRaggedy Ann is a character created by American writer Johnny Gruelle — that appeared in a series of books he wrote and illustrated for young children. Raggedy Ann is a rag doll with red yarn for hair and a triangle nose. The character was created in as a doll, and was introduced to the public in the book Raggedy Ann Stories. When a doll was marketed with the book, the concept had great success. Further characters such as Beloved Belindy, a black mammy doll, were featured as dolls and characters in books. The exact details of the origins of the Raggedy Ann doll and related stories, which were created by Johnny Gruelle , are not specifically known, although numerous myths and legends about the doll's origins have been widely repeated. What makes this even more intriguing is that fact that Johnny Gruelle, either unwittingly or with the great sense of humor he was known for, initiated many of these legends, a number of which are continuously repeated as the factual history of Raggedy Ann and Andy.
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