August 9th Special Days - Featuring 25+ Betty Boop Freebies!

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Sunday, August 09, 2020 | 0 comments
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Image: Out of the Inkwell: Max Fleischer and the Animation Revolution | Kindle Edition | by Richard Fleischer (Author), Leonard Maltin (Foreword). Publisher: The University Press of Kentucky (June 24, 2005)
Out of the Inkwell
August 9th is... Betty Boop's birthday (1930), International Co-working Day, International Day of the World's Indigenous People, International Day of Solidarity with the Struggle of Women of South Africa and Namibia, National Polka Day, National Rice Pudding Day, National Veep Day, Bagel Day, Sean Astin Appreciation Day, Smokey Bear's Birthday, International Pig-tail Day, National Hand Holding Day, Nippy Day, Nagasaki Day, National Day of Singapore, Swiss Roll Day (Sweden), National Women's Day (South Africa), Quit India Movement Day (India)

More Special Days: National Book Lovers Day, National Gay Uncles Day/Gay Uncles' Day/Guncle's Day, Spirit of '45 Day, Perseid Meteor Showers, Melon Day (Turkmenistan)

PLUS - interesting books to read and free printables, papercrafts, kid crafts, activities, and coloring pages.

Want more Holidays to celebrate? Click for our Index of Holiday Freebies

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Image: The Definitive Betty Boop, by Max Fleischer (Author), Bud Counihan (Illustrator). Publisher: Titan (August 19, 2015)Betty Boop's birthday (1930)
-- Created by legendary animator Max Fleischer, Betty Boop made her first appearance in the 1930 animated short called Dizzy Dishes, which was part of Fleischer Studios' Talkartoon series. Set in a nightclub, the cartoon introduces Betty Boop as a cabaret singer. She only makes a brief appearance, but it is long enough to captivate Bimbo the waiter and the big star of the film.

Read: The Definitive Betty Boop, by Max Fleischer
-- Long before Marilyn and Madonna, Betty boop-boop-a-dooped and wriggled her way into hearts worldwide with her unique mix of wide-eyed innocence and powerful cartoon sensuality. This collection lovely restores the Betty Boop comic strips back to their original glory, in Betty's original Sunday adventures as they appeared in the funny pages of daily newspapers in the 1930s, capturing all the cheeky fun embodied by the character.

Image: Betty Boop Paper Dolls | charming collection of cut-outs stars the winsome flapper Betty BoopBetty Boop Paper Dolls -- This charming collection of cut-outs stars the winsome flapper Betty Boop. Two dolls come with a fetching wardrobe of 30 outfits that showcase the lovable cartoon character's versatile talents. Dress Betty as a cheerleader, pirate, doctor, hula girl, geisha, mermaid, flapper, and a host of other colorful personalities.

Image: Betty Boop Coloring Book, by King Features Syndicate Division (Author). Publisher: Dover Publications; Clr edition (December 16, 2015)Betty Boop Coloring Book -- Bring some Boop-Oop-a-Doop™ into your life! Betty Boop's perpetual charm started in the 1930s and continues to this day. Join the carefree flapper and her rollicking crew of friends for hours of coloring fun. You'll be taking a new look at an old friend ― these 62 vintage images of Betty come from the King Features archive, and they've never before appeared in a coloring book.

Image: Funko Pop and Buddy Boop-Betty with Pudgy Collectible Figure | stylized pop vinyl from Funko! figure stands 3 3/4 inches and comes in a window display boxBetty Boop with Pudgy Collectible Figure -- From Betty Boop, Betty with pudgy, as a stylized pop vinyl from Funko! Figure stands 3 3/4 inches and comes in a window display box. Check out the other Betty Boop figures from Funko! Collect them all! Funko pop! is the 2017 toy of the year and People's Choice Award winner.

More Betty Boop Coloring and Activity Books

Image: Betty Boop | Born in the 30s, Betty Boop made her first appearance in cartoons with a walk-on role playing the dog-like love interest to Fleischer Studios Bimbo character. Betty made such an impression she soon found herself transformed into a big-eyed beauty who stood for the uninhibited masses at the end of the Roaring 20s and has remained queen of animation for more than 75 years!
Betty Boop | Season 1
Amazon Freebies:

😍 Read Betty Boop ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

😍 Free Betty Boop apps

😍 Listen to Betty Boop Digital Music with a Free Trial of Amazon Music Unlimited

😍 Watch Betty Boop Videos for Free with a Free Trial of Amazon Prime

Betty Boop Recipes:

😍 Betty Boop, a delicious, easy melt-and-mix chocolate slice

😍 Cake Decorating: Betty Boop Cake Decorating Instructions

😍 Betty Boop Soup

😍 Betty Boop Cake | Budget Cooking With Mom

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:

😍 Betty Boop Gets Her Very Own PepsiMoji

😍 Betty Boop Party Games, Free Printable Games and Activities

😍 Betty Boop Free Printable Cake Toppers

😍 FREEBIE! Betty Boop Bachelorette Printable Kit

😍 Betty Boop Paper Doll

😍 Free Betty Boop Party Printables

😍 Betty Boop Coloring Pages

😍 Kisses to Betty Boop: Free Printable Cards, Toppers or Labels

😍 Betty Boop Stencil | Free Stencil Gallery

😍 Betty Boop Free Printable Cards Or Invitations. | Oh My Fiesta!

😍 Betty Boop: Free Printable Kit

😍 Coolest Homemade Betty Boop Cakes

😍 Premade Printable Betty Boop Writing Paper Pack

😍 Printable Romantic Betty Boop Stationery

😍 Betty Boop Coloring Pages for Kids

😍 Betty Boop Cube Craft Free Paper Toy Download

😍 Betty Boop Dot to Dot printable worksheets for kids

😍 Betty Boop Printable Jigsaw Puzzles

😍 Betty Boop Free Printable Frames, Invitations or Cards

😍 Step by Step Drawing tutorial on How to Draw Betty Boop

😍 Betty Boop: Morning, Noon and Night

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