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Wanda Hazel Gág

Also Known As: "Wanda Gag"
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Birthplace: New Ulm, Brown County, Minnesota, United States
Death: June 27, 1946 (53)
New York, New York, United States (lung cancer)
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Daughter of Anton Gag and Lissi Gag

Occupation: Artist, writer, translator
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About Wanda Gág

Wanda Hazel Gág /ˈɡɑːɡ/ (1893–1946) was an American artist, author, translator, and illustrator. She is most noted for writing and illustrating the children’s book Millions of Cats that 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. Gág was a noted print-maker, receiving numerous awards for her prints in the 1920s and 1930s. 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.

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Wanda Gág's Timeline

1893
March 11, 1893
New Ulm, Brown County, Minnesota, United States
1946
June 27, 1946
Age 53
New York, New York, United States