Saturday, August 18, 2012

Aurora Wold Inc. Raggedy Andy Doll Review & Giveaway

 

    Growing up I had a Raggedy Ann doll that I loved.  I remember I would dress, undress, and dress her again. She had an embroidered heart on her tummy that said I Love You.  I loved that doll and after receiving the Raggedy Andy doll I had to go in search of my old doll.  I found it.  I knew it was here.  Aurora World has added a line of Raggedy Ann and Andy dolls to their store.  When I was asked to review one of their dolls I had to say yes.  Since I have boys I decided to get the Raggedy Andy doll.
My old doll.

      The Raggedy Ann and Andy dolls are handmade heirloom treasures.  They were created in 1918 by Johnny Gruelle for his daughter.  Aurora has captured the heartwarming spirit of the originals with 10 nostalgic styles in 4 different sizes (8", 12", 16", & 25").  The dolls have detailed facial features with in soft brown tones and the signature yarn hair.  They have the traditional "I Love You" heart on their chest.  The larger size dolls have plastic button eyes and the smaller ones have embroidered eyes.  Both dolls are dressed in vintage inspired fabrics in their own unique styling.  They all come with a hang tag that highlights their origin and legacy.  These dolls can be passed down from generation to generation.

     Raggedy Andy came in a plastic bag to keep him clean.  He has his classic sailor type outfit on and bright red yarn hair.  I received the large size (16") doll.  So his eyes are buttons, I would have preferred them to be embroidered.  His nose and mouth are embroidered.  He even has rosie cheeks.  When we received him Jayden was interested, but was convinced he was for the baby.  He said he needs to be in the babies room for when Evan comes.  The doll is for 18 months and up.  I will keep him up and available for Evan for when he is old enough.  He is very well made with embroidery on his buttons and his name is embroidered on his hat.  He would make a great gift for any child.
Aurora RAA with large legal
Buy it:   Raggedy Andy 25" doll   $25.00

Win it:  One (1) Arizona Mama Reader will win their choice of one (1) Raggedy Ann or Raggedy Andy doll or one (1) of the Fancy Pals 

 Enter in the Rafflecopter form below!  This giveaway will be open until 9/3 at 12:01AM (EST).  Open to US and Canada!!

a Rafflecopter giveaway


Thank you to Aurora World for sponsoring this review and giveaway.  
I was provided the above mentioned products for review purposes.  I was not compensated in any way.  All thoughts and opinions are my own and not influenced.  disclosure


57 comments:

  1. I think the Dreamy Eyed Pets are cute.

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  2. The Yoohoo Friends & Friends are just adorable! I especially like the St. Patrick's Day one because my little girl was born on St. Patrick's Day!

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  3. I would get one of the Fancy Pals I think.

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  4. I also like the 7" RAGGEDY ANN FANCY PAL - SCRUNCHY

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  5. I love the unicorn fancy pals.

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  6. I like the 13" CRINKLE FRIEND - ALLIGATOR

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  7. I love the cheeky charlie jungle tails *the elephant* soo cute - thanks

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  8. i like the4 7" CORAL CLOWNFISH - SMALL

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  9. I learned that you can get custom plush animals made! That's so neat and would make a really cool personalized gift.

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  10. I would choose the Raggedy Ann doll for my daughter!

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  11. I would love 12" CHEEKY CHARLIE BABY
    Product #20672

    Connie Gruning
    CGruning at aol(dot)com

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  12. I also like their 10" H KEEP ME COMFY NECKREST - GATO.

    colljerr at comcast dot net

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  13. I would choose Raggedy Ann!

    colljerr at comcast dot net

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  14. I like the Aussie stuffed koala from Aurora Babies.

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  15. I like that you can gift a Andy doll for boys too or decorate.

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  16. I also like the 7" RAGGEDY ANN FANCY PAL - SCRUNCHY, i think that it is also net that you can ave custom plush animals done through here!

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  17. I would pick Raggedy Ann!! ;)

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  18. I like the raggedy ann fancy pal scrunchy
    donnyandshelly at yahoo dot com

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  19. Raggedy Andy is cute!
    Thanks for the chance.

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  20. I would pick Raggedy Ann for my daughter!

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  21. i also love the 8" LARGE WHOHOOTS

    christinejessamine at hotmail dot com

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  22. The Fancy Pals are adorable too. Something they can carry with them.

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  23. I think I would pick the Raggedy Ann doll

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  24. I learned that you can have custom plush toys make with your company logo on them.
    marcia.goss@gmail.com

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  25. My son would like the Brachiosaurus Plush :-)

    khmorgan_00 [at] yahoo [dot] com

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  26. I like the 7" RAGGEDY ANN FANCY PAL - BUTTERFLY.

    khmorgan_00 [at] yahoo [dot] com

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  27. I love the Signature Aurora collection!

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  28. I like the 7" RAGGEDY ANN FANCY PAL - SCRUNCHY. Just the right size for little hands.

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  29. I would select the Raggedy Ann for my granddaughter.

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  30. I like that they have different size Raggedy Ann and Andy Dolls
    Kims2312@verizon.net

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  31. I would choose a 16 inch Raggedy Ann Doll
    Kims2312@verizon.net

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  32. I think dd would LOVE the Sea Sparkles line of dolls and sea animals!
    tvpg at aol dot com

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  33. I would choose Raggedy Ann!
    tvpg at aol dot com

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  34. I think I'd get the fancy pals but not sure, they're all so cute

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  35. I like the Gymini® Super Deluxe - Lights & Music play mat

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  36. I like their Hedgehog Baby Toy.

    Nancy
    allibrary (at) aol (dot) com

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  37. Goodness these are cute! So glad to see they are still being made. At Aurora I also like the 11.5" Sharky puppet; would make a cute stocking stuffer.

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  38. I would pick one of the Raggedy Ann dolls for my daughter.

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  39. i like the sea themed stuffies.

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  40. andy for my niece because she already has raggedy ann

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  41. Wow! Such a tough choice- I think I would pick hte Raggedy Ann - I had one when I was a child and my Mom kept it all these years. My kids should have the same.

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  42. i would love raggedy ann!

    christinejessamine at hotmail dot com

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  43. I like the medium Raggedy Andy

    lanalbradstream(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  44. Medium Raggedy Andy.

    lanalbradstream(at)yahoo(dot)com

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