Posts Tagged 'Shana Barry'

President Obama goes to Alaska

President Obama goes to Alaska
Prepared to face the whipping winds and frigid temperatures of the Last Frontier, “President Obama goes to Alaska” is a 21 inch handmade doll created by Maine artist and musician Shana Barry. Wearing a soft and warm parka, furry pants, mittens, and boots of wool lined with fur, this Obama doll would fare well even in the harshest weather. Here’s a link to more pictures.


Gwendolyn: A new doll


This is Gwedolyn, a 10-inch doll I made last week for Sue.

A Pink Whale and a Very Tall Tree is reviewed


Shana Barry’s family album A Pink Whale and a Very Tall Tree has been receiving some really great reviews. Here’s what people are saying:

“A beautiful, quiet, mysterious album that honors kids by challenging their perceptions and vocabularies.” – Kids Music that Rocks more

“One of my favorite things about this music is its ability to calm my children…That is a wonderful feat in our crazy, busy, go go world.” – Eco Child’s Play more

“Beautiful, weaving tales…songs that are chock full of wild imagery and ideas…reminiscent of acoustic Jewel, the soft guitar is all that is needed to provide a musical foundation for Barry to tell her creative stories. – The Opinionated Parent more

Other reviews: The Portland Phoenix, Out with the Kids, Zooglobble

President Obama, Hawaii in the news

Obama Dolls

Nancy Arcayna of the Honolulu Star Bulletin wrote a great story about the Obama dolls. Read it here.

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