I’m sure you have heard of Edward Monkton gifts, but do you know the story behind it?
Well here are some interesting bits of trivia for you. The persona of Edward Monkton was the creation of British poet, Giles Andréa. This Purple Ronnie cartoon – a stick line man who is perpetually reciting daft limericks has enthralled people in the UK for many years. There are cheeky greeting cards created with this persona and they are extremely popular with the British population. The poems of Purple Ronnie often contained mildly objectionable language and taboo subjects. This character gained further popularity because he appeared in a TV ad for a popular soft drink.
Giles Andréa’s, Edward Monkton series contains a number of characters that have some quaint personality traits that make them amusing and popular with the public. The amusing philosophies and stories and their wisdom are the theme of many a greeting cards, gift items as well as memorabilia.
The greeting cards of the Edward Monkton series often have minimalist illustrations and almost childlike simplicity. Usually they are drawn in black ink with a white background; they often are full of wit and provide an amusing and insightful commentary on love, life and other such relationships. Most of these greeting cards are blank inside so that the customer can use it to suit his needs.
Some Edward Monkton characters are also created in an array of colors especially the ones used in gifts and memorabilia. They range from such products as, attractive lapel pins, cuddly toys and attractively shaped scented soaps.
Characters of Edward Monkton series have the following traits, they are charming, mischievous, and occasionally don’t make much sense. In fact these very qualities make so lovable and this can be attributed as a reason for their popularity with people of all age groups..
I’m listing some of the favorite Edward Monkton characters,
The first one is the Penguin of Death, now don’t be deceived by its appearance, this one can actually be quite deadly. Two important traits of the Penguin of Death are it is strangely attractive perhaps due to its enigmatic smile and the other trait is quite deadly as true to its name it can kill you in some 412 ways.
This adorable character is sold as a cuddly toy, a scented soap as well as a cuddly key ring plus an attractive lapel pin.
Another quaint character in the series is the Sheep of Destiny; this perpetually happy and talented Sheep of destiny is ever smiling as it can see your future.
This amusing character is sold as a soft and cuddly key ring, a n eye catching lapel pin as well as greeting cards that can be used on all occasions.
The Pig of Happiness should not be omitted out of this list as it is extremely popular with its cheeky grin that stretches from ear to ear. Its motto is that its joyful smile should remind you of all the reasons why you should be happy.
This one is available as a key ring, a scented soap bar, a lapel pin as well as greeting cards for all seasons.
Rock Pig, Madness Hamster and the cat of glory are some more characters in this series and they are also sold as cute collectible items. The best part about them is they are for all seasons.
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