August 9th is... (Includes Printable Freebies)

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Wednesday, August 08, 2018 | 0 comments
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Image: Betty Boop by Ebifry on Flickr
Betty Boop by Ebifry
August 9th is... Betty Boop's birthday, Book Lovers Day, International Day of the World's Indigenous People, National Hand Holding Day, National Veep Day, National Rice Pudding Day, National Polka Day

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

Image: The Definitive Betty Boop, by Max Fleischer (Author), Bud Counihan (Illustrator). Publisher: Titan (August 19, 2015)Betty Boop's birthday
-- 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. Source

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 -- Dress Betty as a cheerleader, pirate, doctor, hula girl, geisha, mermaid, flapper, and a host of other colorful personalities.

Betty Boop Coloring Book -- 62 vintage images of Betty come from the King Features archive, and they've never before appeared in a coloring book.

Betty Boop with Pudgy Collectible Figure -- stylized pop vinyl from Funko! Figure stands 3 3/4 inches and comes in a window display box

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:
Betty Boop Gets Her Very Own PepsiMoji #booplove
Betty Boop Coloring Pages
Kisses to Betty Boop: Free Printable Cards, Toppers or Labels
Betty Boop: Free Printable Kit
Printable Romantic Betty Boop Stationery
Printable Betty Boop stationary
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

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