Then I got idea to make some of the toys found in the book. A sock monkey, a giraffe, whale, Raggedy Ann and a bear.
I found a sock monkey already made at a toy store along with a bear that looked similar to the bear featured in the book.
I've run out of time to make a giraffe and a whale, but I did manage to make a Raggedy Ann doll. But I ran out of stuffing so this doll looks a little wrinkled, much like her maker!
I tried to match the doll to the one in the book.
To see more of this charming little book, go to Yellow Toadstool Press then click on the book cover and download the sample text and illustrations.
This is what the illustrators studio looks like. It's a Fairy Castle in the woods.