Chasing The Golden Butterfly takes place in Chicago where Tangi Singletary witnesses a crime on the worse day of her life. She has just been downsized from her job and is sitting in the park nursing her wounded spirit. She inadvertently becomes involved with the crime when she photographs a suspicious man in the park and takes a picture of a fancy foreign car that is waiting for him. Then she bumps into Blake Tyler, the handsome investigator who has been assigned the case. Tangi becomes Blake's sidekick in an investigation that takes them from the 'hood' to the trendy highrise apartments in the South Loop and the homes of the African-American elite. The case becomes personal to Blake and life and death circumstances make Chasing the Golden Butterfly , pursuing this shadowy,diabolical figure and shining a light on his criminal activities, the most important thing that he has ever done. Chasing the Golden Butterfly chronicles the intersection and the clash of class and culture. It has twists and turns that include danger, intrigue,tragedy, excitement, and romance.
John Decker gets more than he bargained for when he connects with his dead father's partner, James Grant, and tries to make good on an abandoned claim in the Cariboo.
‘Raggedy Ann and the Golden Butterfly’ is written and illustrated by Johnny Gruelle. Gruelle (1880 – 1930), was an American artist and political cartoonist, as well as a children’s book illustrator and author. The books of ‘The Raggedy Ann Series’ all feature their central protagonist, with red yarn for hair and a triangle nose – charting her considerable adventures. Gruelle created Raggedy Ann for his daughter, Marcella, when she brought him an old hand-made rag doll. He drew a face on it, and from his bookshelf, pulled a book of poems by James Whitcomb Riley, combining the names of two poems, ‘The Raggedy Man’ and ‘Little Orphant Annie.’ From this moment on, the much-loved children’s series went from strength to strength. Sought after by collectors, this re-printed edition showcases Gruelle’s original text, further enhanced by his wonderful colour drawings, in order that the two may be fully appreciated by young and old alike. Pook Press celebrates the great ‘Golden Age of Illustration‘ in children’s literature – a period of unparalleled excellence in book illustration from the 1880s to the 1930s. Our collection showcases classic fairy tales, children’s stories, and the work of some of the most celebrated artists, illustrators and authors.
Reproduction of the original: The Golden Butterfly by Walter Besant, James Rice
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