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The May/June 2019 issue of DOLLS features48 four-color pages. This issue includes feature stories on Beverly Stoehr, Ruth Aguilar, Barbie’s boyfriend Ken, and a special 16-page Spotlight on BJDs section.


 8            Beverly Stoehr’s designs reflect the diverse beauty of all children
By Stephanie Finnegan

12           Ken: He’s a Doll!
By A. Glenn Mandeville

16           What’s New, Too: Dollmakers reveal more new designs for 2019
                By Stephanie Finnegan

38           Exploring New Dimensions: Award-winning reborn artist Ruth Aguilar came to dolls from painting
By Sharon Verbeten

DOLLS Presents Spotlight on BJDs

BJD4      Portraits to Poppets: Judy Porter’s journey to dollmaking
                By Joyce Greenholdt

BJD8      BJD Scene: New BJDs from around the world


6              Editor’s Notebook
6              News & Notes
40           Antique Q&A
42           Curious Collector
43           Portraits
44           Paper Doll
46           Event Calendar
46           Classifieds
46           Advertiser Index