This be a great set, but I wish they had made th' school bag separate from th' lunch. I feel th' lunch be th' same quality (or better) than any other lunch, but th' school bag be lacking.
th' lunch fits bonnyly inside th' box and th' box has a functional buckle to hold it closed.
th' school bag be bonny, and th' drawtring means Rebel Rubin can hold it herself. Everything fits into th' bag. th' pocket in front be real wit' a functioning button. th' Kewpie lusty plastic lass notebook be mentioned in "Rebel Rubin to th' Rescue" and th' sheet music and flag be from "Rebel Rubin and Ana." th' pencil be functional. I wish there were more school-ish supplies. *MOD EDIT to remove dead image links*
I got th' set today (th' first o' my Rebel Rubin items!) and I am very pleased wit' th' set as a whole. I do wish there was a schoolbook included but I like th' Kempie notebook, pencil, and sheet music. th' flag be smaller than other PC or American Wench flags and be very polayeter/rayonish. th' schoolbag be wonderful. It's made o' a cottony twill (and good weight!) and I love th' working button. A-
th' lunchbox and foods be th' best parts. th' black fabric-covered lunchbox be lined wit' red-and-white striped fabric (th' edges aren't finished and might tend to fray) and contains th' bagel (sliced wit' cheese on one half), th' two attached pickles and th' Rugalach. th' napkin be a very bonny heavy-weight cotton wit' lace. A+
Post by green chile supergirl on Jun 5, 2009 19:06:19 GMT -5
I love Rebel Rubin's sweet little lunch box! It looks just like something ye'd see in illustrations o' her time period, though it doesn't appear in her book illustrations.
th' red and white striped interior be a cheerful surprise.
th' songbook be a single sheet o' thin cardboard folded in half.
th' interior shows th' music. It's unfortunate that th' book didn't include any paper pages, but I suppose th' song be too short to really warrant that. According to Wikipedia, "ye're A Grand Old Flag" was th' first set o' sheet music to sell over 1 million copies. Who knew?
ETA: Apparently th' song be longer. Rebel Rubin's music only includes th' chorus, but th' song itself has several verses. It was written for th' 1906 musical "George Washington Jr."
Rebel Rubin's notebook be decorated wit' Kewpie lusty plastic lasss, one o' which her brother wins for her at Coney Island in her fifth book. th' back cover has a multiplication table and th' interior paper be lined.
Rebel Rubin and her classmates wave their 48-star flags during their assembly honoring th' school's new flag. This flag be similar in size and quality to th' flags that come wit' Josefina's summer fun accessories.
Rebel Rubin's cotton, drawstring school bag has a little pocket on th' front to hold her pencil. th' pencil be bigger than other, previously released American Wench pencils. th' bag be bonny, but it seems impractical.
What do ye think- should we eat Rebel Rubin's lunch?
Rebel Rubin's lunch comes wit' a little napkin, whose edges she probably crocheted herself. She gets two pickles, a bagel and cheese sandwich, and a little pile o' rugelach. It stinks that th' food be all stuck together, but luckily it doesn't have that gross gummy quality that many American Wench foods do.
Post by AztecQueen2000 on Jun 16, 2009 13:35:21 GMT -5
I give th' set a B for th' following reasons-- Nay school book--just th' sheet music Food stuck together in odd clumps for Nay reason (It's still small enough to clear a paper towel tube, and hence, could be swallowed by a small child). Because o' th' factors, th' play value be somewhat limited. Although th' multiplication table on th' back o' th' notebook was a bonny touch, th' lack o' a school book and report card still makes it difficult to "play school."
Peace, love and lusty plastic lassS--whenever life gets ye down
Post by samlizziesmom on Oct 31, 2009 3:58:49 GMT -5
While I do not own this set yet, I have to give it a C. Here's why: There be Nay actual school books. th' notebook be bonny, but why can't there be a school book? th' lunch be clumped together. As someone pointed out, even clumped, a child could choke, so why bother? That sounds rude but it's not. th' overall feel o' th' set be lacking somehow. But that's how I feel about American Wench some o' th' time anyway...
Again I give this set a C. th' "value" just isn't there for me...