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Giggles Theater Performance at St. Joseph’s Hospital

  Scrappy Dudes was proud to perform at the Giggles Children’s Theater at St. Joseph’s Hospital.                            Click images to enlarge The reading and craft time was recorded live so that patients could watch the show from the comfort of...

World Forum on Early Care & Education: Book Exchange

Click on image to enlarge. Scrappy Dude, Rosie Minion traveled to Puerto Rico and then Australia thanks to the 2014 World Forum in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Rosie Minion joined Professor Maggie Lopez at the World Forum on Early Care and Education. The 2014 World Forum...

My Open Letter To Steve Harvey

Dear Steve, I don’t have cable in my apartment but I DVR your show at my parent’s house and watch it nearly every day. I love how you showcase role models and truly gifted and loving people through segments like Harvey’s Heroes. Your show is an inspiration especially...

My Open Letter To Ellen DeGeneres

Dear Ellen, I don’t have cable in my apartment, but I DVR your show at my parent’s house and watch it nearly every day.  My mom bought me a TV recently and I got an antenna box. I only get a handful of channels in English. (Most people are shocked that I have no...

This Is My Vision Board

This is my vision board. I am putting this out into the universe so someone can help me get on The Steve Harvey Morning Show and The Ellen Degeneres Show to talk about Scrappy Dudes. Help me...

Newly released book “Quizas yo soy…”

If you read “Maybe I am…” then you will be familiar with Vanessa’s second book, “Quizás yo soy…”. The same wonderful tale of self discovery is now available in Spanish! It is a story about unintentionally learning life lessons...

Lenox’s friend is in “Maybe I Am…”!

Hi everyone! I have Lenox here with me today and he’s really excited to talk about a couple things. What’s up Lenox? Well Drew, I saw my friend Audrey in a book the other day! I’m so happy for her, that must have been fun to be in. Reading...

Scrappy Dudes Name and Origin

I chose the name “Scrappy Dudes” because I wanted to reiterate the fact that they are made from scraps. They are not perfect, polished, and refined products. They are flawed, handmade, and disproportionate. I feel that adds to the charm. They are a bit rugged. I am...

Maybe I Am… Beginnings

In the book “Maybe, I am …”, I chose to make Audrey, the first doll I had created, into the main character. The book is about Audrey going to her first day of school. She meets another little girl who asks her where she is from. Audrey doesn’t know her nationality....

Scrappy Dude Doll Beginnings

Scrappy Dudes Dolls are a series of dolls made from recycled materials. The project originated after a trip I took to London and Paris with a friend. We decided to buy a teddy bear while in London in order to document our trip through the eyes of the teddy bear. We...

Welcome to Scrappy Dudes!

Hello, This is Vanessa Campos, the founder and creator of Scrappy Dudes. This is my first time blogging. I want to start out by saying thank you to all of the people that have led me to come this far. Thank you to my partner Drew. I had the books, dolls, and all of...