Christmas Car 2016 – Thumbprint Drawings (Ed Emberley)

Author: tracysigler | Posted: December 23rd, 2016 | | Tags: | No Comments »

Christmas card 2016 front - Ed Emberley Thumb Print Drawings

I didn’t think we would get a card together this year. Mary had this idea at the last minute and got us all organized to knock it out one evening. If you’re a child of the 1970s, or even close, you may remember the thumbprint books from Ed Emberley. See below.

And here’s a zoomed in shot of the back of the Christmas card:

Christmas card 2016 back - Ed Emberley Thumb Print Drawings

Mary’s mother was a teacher and had given her the book that inspired the card this year. Ed Emberley’s Great Thumbprint Drawing Book from 1977.


This book reminds me of a t-shirt my brother had as a kid that looked like one of these characters and said “You’re Thumbody Special.” Good times.


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