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Wanda Gág

Author, Illustrator, Editor, Translator

(1893 - 1946 )

Wanda Hazel Gág was an American artist, author, translator and illustrator.

She is most noted for writing and illustrating the children’s book Millions of Cats, which won a Newbery Honor Award and the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award. It is the oldest American picture book still in print.

The ABC Bunny also received a Newbery Honor Award.

Her books Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and Nothing at All each won a Caldecott Honor Award.

In 1940 a book of edited excerpts from her diaries covering the years 1908 to 1917 was published as Growing Pains; it received wide acclaim.