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"Story House" Painting of Children's Storybook Characters - by Marilyn A. Nobbe

How many characters from favorite children's storybooks can you identify in this painting that hangs in the Children's Programming Room at Morrisson-Reeves Library in Richmond, Indiana?  Note them on our Flickr site!

Photo taken March 25, 2011


Here's the full list.  Can you find them all?

Characters, books and authors:

Max and Wild Things from Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

Violet, Klaus and Sunny Baudelaire from A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket

Count Olaf from A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket

Unnamed boy and alligator from There’s an Alligator Under my Bed by Mercer Meyer

Horton and Maizy the bird from Horton Hatches an Egg by Dr. Seuss

A Peddler and eighteen monkeys from Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina

A balloon peddler and Curious George from Curious George by H. A. Rey

Harry from Harry the Dirty Dog by Gene Zion

Winnie, Eeyore, and Owl from Winnie the Pooh by A. A Milne

Nate from Nate the Great by Marjorie Sharmat

Farmer Brown and ducks from Click Clack Moo by Doreen Cronin

Froggy from Froggy Goes to School by Jonathan London

Olivia the pig from Olivia by Ian Falconer

Goldilocks and the Three Bears from the fairytale.

Poky Little Puppy from Poky Little Puppy by Janette Sebring

Mercy the pig and burglar from Mercy Watson Fights Crime by Kate DiCamillo

Amelia Bedelia from Amelia Bedelia by Peggy Parrish

The Cat from The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss

Bunnicula from Bunnicula by Deborah Howe

Clifford and Emily Elizabeth from Clifford and the Big Parade by Norman Bridwell

Eloise from Eloise by Kate Thompson

Mouse from If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Numeroff

Unnamed girl in cowboy boots and monster from There’s Something in my Attic by Mercer Meyer

Harry Potter, Hermione Granger and Buckbeak the hippogriff from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azhkaban by J. K. Rowling

Arthur from Arthur Helps Out by Marc Brown

Harold from Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson

George, Harold and Captain Underpants from The Adventures of Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey

Caterpillar from The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

Harriet from Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh

Nora from Noisy Nora by Rosemary Wells


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