FAO Schwarz invites you to a fun-filled birthday party extravaganza to celebrate Raggedy Ann's 90th Birthday. Join us for activites, entertainment, and treats for the entire family.
767 Fifth Avenue (at 58th Street)
New York, NY 10153
Saturday, September 10, 2005
12:00 to 3:00 p.m.
- Enjoy live storybook readings
- Doll and book signing by Ruth Gruelle, daughter-in-law of creator Johnny Gruelle
- Meet life-size Raggedy Ann & Andy
- Sing along with a special performance of Raggedy Ann folk songs
- View the special exhibit showcasing Raggedy Ann's 90-year history
- Taste Raggedy Ann and Andy Treats
- Order a Raggedy Ann Ice Cream Sundae, specially created by the scoopologists at FAO Schweetz
With your purchase of $30 or more of Raggedy Ann & Andy products, you will receive a Birthday Gift Bag filled with stickers, activities, a commemorative lollipop, and a limited-edition Happy 90th Raggedy Ann doll. While supplies last.
Among the most popular characters of the twentieth century, Raggedy Ann has been voted number three of the top 100 dolls of all time in Doll Reader and was inducted into the Toy Hall of Fame in 2002.
Raggedy Ann & Andy have starred in numerous books, comics, cartoons, movies, and even a musical. Raggedy Ann made her first appearance in 1915 when creator Johnny Gruelle created Raggedy Ann to entertain his ailing daughter, Marcella.