The Bean Stalk Illustration by Rose O'Neill

Artist  and art lovers of all ages will

enjoy this remarkable story. As in the prairie stories Rose O’Neill a talented child artist grew quickly to become a millionaire from her art work. She worked for the women’s right to vote while expanding her art career in America and Europe.


The comic magazine Puck was where you see humor in different cultures as real people and not caricatures.


The Kewpie comics were first published In Ladies Home Journal in 1909. The dolls were introduced in 1913 as the first toy distributed globally. It is felt Kewpies big eyes influenced the Japans Anima character. The Kewpie stories

were based on doing “good deeds”.


humor was found by Rose O’Neill   in families and communities.

Classic folk talks  and fables

 Illustrated by Rose O’Neill.

Kewpie comics were seen in popular magazines and Sunday Newspapers.

For History buff and

Art Lovers

Down the Road with John Henry

First to illustrator to address racial issues with images of real people rather than caricatures.

The Bean Stalk

Black and white Kewpie first distributed doll of color.
Creation of the Kewpies
Early Kewpieville Sunday comic
Down the road with John Henry
Family Party friends of Rose O'Neill
Family gathering
Rose O'Neill: The Girl who Loved to Draw

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Rose worked with Eleanor Roosevelt to

advice the womens

right to vote.

Website created by Lovell Publishing 2017