The Art of Holly Hobbie

  • Title: The Art of Holly Hobbie
  • Author: Holly Hobbie
  • ISBN: 9780394548623
  • Page: 259
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Art of Holly Hobbie The author of the Toot and Puddle books has done lots
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    About Holly Hobbie


    1. Birthed with the name of Denise Holly Ulinskas in 1944, Holly Hobbie first sold her distinctive artwork of the little cat loving girl who carries herself in a rag dress and giant bonnet It wasn t until she married Douglas Hobbie in 1964 when she named her originally nameless character after her.When the first images of the rag clothed little girl came to the public s consciousness, the character has been nothing but the most common design chosen to grace greeting cards When the girl s popularity started to soar high, that s when people started to adopt the name Holly Hobbie in reference to the character s creator.


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    1. I love the art of Holly Hobbie as much as I love the work of Joan Walsh Anglund and Tasha Tudor. You might as well include Betsy Clark and Beatrix Potter in there as well. I feel sorry for little children who have not been introduced to the charming, whimsical characters created by these artists but drag around these hideous almost monsterous-looking things that pass for dolls. I read in one of these reviews that someone had owned this book as a child and cherished it but that their mother, not [...]

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    2. I remember seeing Holly Hobbie on things as a child. During the 70s and 80s it seems sunbonneted girls were absolutely everywhere. Now I've been discovering the Toot and Puddle books which led me to find out more about Holly Hobbie, surprised that THAT artist was one and the same.I've loved reading thisrt portfolio, part biography. Discovering the journey of her as and artist with accompanying pictures was a delight and a comfort. This is one I wouldn't mind owning so I could go back and enjoy i [...]

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    3. I love her more realistic illustrations of children, with fairies and candles and gardens, than the more stylized patchwork rag doll she is famous for. I'd like to read this full text sometime (written in a handwritten font).

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    4. Ok this review comes with a huge bias, as I love this author and illustrator. Every illustration portrays such warmth, and innocence and pleasures in the small beauties of life. This book is long out of print, and very hard to find, but thankfully my library had a copy! Yea for libraries!

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    5. A collection of the gorgeous art work that made Holly Hobbie a household name.

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    6. My friend Sharon has this book. I read her copy. It is so amazingI really can't put it into words. It is out of print now.if anyone ever sees a copy for a reasonable price please get it!!!!

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    7. loved this memoir about her life, family, home(s), and creative process

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    8. This was a BEAUTIFUL book. I used to spend hours pouring over it as a girl. My mom didn't realize how much I loved it and gave it away. Have been looking for a copy ever since.

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    9. A brief history of Holly Hobbie's trade mark illustrations as well as tidbits of her life and the things that inspired her along the way.

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