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Author photo. Wanda Gag holding artist's palette, 1916-1917.

Wanda Gag holding artist's palette, 1916-1917.

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Wanda Gág was a daughter of Anton Gág, a Minnesota photographer and painter, and the much older sister of Flavia Gág. As well as being the translator and illustrator of several editions of Grimm’s fairy tales, Wanda Gág was the author- illustrator of several popular children’s books of her own such as Millions of Cats (1928), which won the Newbery Award and was translated into many languages. She also published an autobiography, Growing Pains: Diaries and Drawings for the Years 1908-1917 (1940).
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