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 in families and communities.

Classic folk tales  and fables

 Illustrated by Rose O’Neill.

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


Visit the Rose City Comic Con September 8-9-10 2017 Portland Oregon


Interesting the Comic Con is in Rose City , maybe they have heard of the first Lady of comic strips  created by Rose O’Neill 1896.





68 page oversized book  with  over two hundred full color




Rose took on social issues in her work.

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