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By Wanda Gag

Popular children’s publication writer Wanda Gág offers those vintage Grimm stories, observed through whimsical illustrations. Drawing on her peasant historical past and childlike experience of ask yourself, Gág translated the fairy stories in a uniquely American vernacular tongue. extra stories from Grimm comprises over thirty extra, together with “The Golden Key,” “The Seven Swabians,” and “The Wolf and the Fox,” in addition to nearly 100 illustrations. No different versions of Grimm’s fairy stories for kids can fit Gág’s richness of prose and the humor, attractiveness, and sheer magic of her pictorial interpretation. most sensible identified for her Newbery Honor winner hundreds of thousands of Cats, Wanda Gág (1893–1946) was once a pioneer in children’s booklet writing, integrating textual content and representation. Born in New Ulm, Minnesota, she rose to overseas acclaim. In attractiveness of her artistry, she used to be posthumously presented the 1958 Lewis Carroll Shelf Award for hundreds of thousands of Cats and the 1977 Kerlan Award for her physique of labor.

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