17 Mar 2011

H.C. Andersen

The magnetic bookmark from the H.C.Andersen Museum in Denmark.



Hans Christian Andersen (April 2, 1805 – August 4, 1875) was a Danish author and poet noted for his children's stories. These include "The Snow Queen", "The Little Mermaid", "Thumbelina", "The Ugly Duckling", "The Emperor's New Clothes". His poetry and stories have been translated into more than 150 languages. They have inspired motion pictures, plays, ballets, and animated films.

April 2, Andersen's birthday, is celebrated as International Children's Book Day.

15 Mar 2011

Norge

The leather bookmark with the Norway map and flag.



Norge = Norway
Norge is the Norwegian, Danish and Swedish name for Norway.

10 Mar 2011

Raggedy Ann and Andy

The wooden bookmark with Raggedy Ann and Andy from the USA.



Raggedy Ann is a fictional character created by American writer Johnny Gruelle (1880–1938) in a series of books he wrote and illustrated for young children. Raggedy Ann is a rag doll with red yarn for hair and has a triangle nose. The character was created in 1915 as a doll, and was introduced to the public in the 1918 book Raggedy Ann Stories. A sequel, Raggedy Andy Stories (1920) introduced the character of her brother, Raggedy Andy, dressed in sailor suit and hat.

9 Mar 2011

Aries

The wooden bookmark from the USA.



Aries (meaning "ram") is the first astrological sign in the Zodiac, named for the constellation of Aries.
Aries is a fire sign, which imparts a fiery enthusiasm that shows through their (blunt) sincerity, honest convictions, and leadership. They enjoy adventures, are partial to the great outdoors and are considered highly passionate and sexed. It is a Cardinal sign and with a strong leadership streak.

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