Tolly - Maryanna Hoggatt
Tolly: A Magical Tale of Courage and Dreams" is a captivating children's picture book that takes readers on an extraordinary adventure alongside Tolly, a brave battle raccoon. Join Tolly as they embark on a courageous mission to protect a newborn Dream, facing formidable foes like Fear and Doubt. Written by Maryanna Hoggatt, this enchanting story seamlessly combines photography, sculptures, puppetry, and set building, bringing the charming characters to life in cinematic style.
In this heartwarming tale, Tolly discovers that bravery alone is not enough to ensure the Dream's survival – they also need someone who believes in them. Through the whimsical illustrations and a narrative that resonates with readers of all ages, Tolly inspires the importance of perseverance and self-belief. Maryanna Hoggatt's unique artistic approach, using photographs and beautifully crafted sets, makes this book a visual delight that will captivate both children and parents alike.
With its powerful message of following dreams and overcoming fears, "Tolly" is a must-have addition to any child's bookshelf. The book's delightful illustrations and engaging storyline make it an ideal choice for repeated readings. Immerse yourself in the extraordinary world of Tolly and experience the magic of this one-of-a-kind children's book. Get your copy of "Tolly" today and join the adventure!
Winner - Bronze Medal - PubWest Book Design Awards
32 pages | ISBN-13 978-0983491750 | 32 color images
About the Author
Maryanna Hoggatt is an artist and author. Her Animal Battle work, of which Tolly is a part of, has shown at Hellion Gallery in Portland, Oregon and at Modern Eden Gallery in San Francisco. Crafted with incredible attention to detail, Animal Battle is a series of paintings and sculptures that appeals to adults and children alike. Tolly is her first picture book.