Millions of cats

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How can an old man and his wife select one cat from a choice of millions and trillions?

Statementby Wanda Gág.
The Physical Object
Pagination[30] p. :
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Open LibraryOL20768862M
ISBN 100590406124
OCLC/WorldCa19478953

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Millions of Cats is a short and fun story about the dangers of cat addiction, and how it's seemingly so illogical by showing the destructive side of cats, and how they're generally mean and unfriendly and awful pets.

But then by showing just one good, humble cat everything changes, and we remember why the Internet was invented in the first place: to share lolcats and cat gifs/5. Wanda Gág () was born in New Ulm, Minnesota, the daughter of an artist and the eldest of seven children.

In recognition of her rare artistry, she was the posthumous recipient of the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award Millions of cats book Millions of Cats and the Kerlan Award for the body of her work/5(29). MILLIONS OF CATS Wanda Gag "The first true 'picture book' by an American artist" "Beauty at the heart of all life is the keynote to the work of Wanda Gag and the source of its power, whether expressed in one of her memorable prints or in an intimate picture of the home of the very old man in MILLIONS OF CATS.

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Millions of Cats won a Newbery Honor Award and the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award and is the oldest American picture book still in print. Her other acclaimed works include The ABC Bunny which received a Newbery Honor Award, and Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and Nothing at All, which each won a Caldecott Honor Award.

It's not hard to figure out what might happen next!Wanda Gág, who died inwas a well-known author and illustrator of many loved children's books.

Millions of Cats, named a Newbery Honor Book and a Lewis Carroll Shelf Award Book, is a charming story that explores issues of vanity and humility. One of my personal favorites is that of cats representing the 12 Days of Christmas.

This is what I experienced while coloring in this book and testing my coloring medium on the paper. 37 Adorable and Comical Christmas Cat Designs Smaller format book (7 x 9 inches) Designs are printed both sides of the page Many designs spread across two pages/5(59).

The story of a lonely elderly couple who decide they want a cat to keep them company. The husband goes in search of a beautiful cat to bring home. He finds a hill with millions of cats who follow him home.

A fight ensues as the cats compete to be chosen. One lone cat survives and becomes the couple’s pet. Explore classroom activities, puzzles, teacher resources and enrichment. Find books like Millions of Cats from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Millions of Cats also liked: Alphabet City, S.

Millions of Cats by Wanda Gág. 11 Total Resources 2 Awards View Text Complexity Discover Like Books Audio Excerpt from Millions of Cats; Video Book Reading from Millions of Cats; Name Pronunciation with Wanda Gág; Grade; PK   Millions of Cats Book Review Millions of Cats is a funny story by Wanda Ga'g.

It is all about an old lady who wants a cat so she sends her husband to get one When he getsback, he has millions. I liked the part when the cats drink all of the water from the by: Wanda GÂ g () was born in New Ulm, Minnesota, the daughter of an artist and the eldest of seven children.

In recognition of her rare artistry, she was the posthumous recipient of the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award for Millions of Cats and the Kerlan Award for the body of her work/5().

Millions of Cats is a picture book written and illustrated by Wanda Gág in The book won a Newbery Honor award inone of the few picture books to do so.

Millions of Cats is the oldest American picture book still in print. The man wants to bring home the most beautiful of. This “All About Me” book works well with the story, “Millions of Cats”, which is a great discussion starter for self-esteem.

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The one thing that really stands out is the rhythm and repetition of the book. This is seen in “Hundreds of cats. Thousands of cats. Millions and billions and trillions of cats.” which is repeated throughout the story.

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The book has never been out of print and is the oldest American picture book still in print. In Millions of Cats, Wanda initiated the double-page spread, designing two facing pages as one panoramic.

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Millions Of Cats; written and Illustrated by Wanda Gág; Coward-McCann, Newbery Honor Book Children’s Picturebook Price Guide Value – $ VG+ “In the fall of a picture book about a gentle peasant who went off in search of a kitten and returned with millions of cats was published. Wanda Gag () was born in New Ulm, Minnesota, the daughter of an artist and the eldest of seven children.

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Wanda Gág's enchanting tale of the very old man who went off in search of the prettiest cat in the world for his wife and returned instead with millions to choose from has become an American classic, widely recognized as the first Pages:   Millions of Cats by Wanda Gag is about a dude whose wife wants a cat, and instead of getting her 1 cat her brings her 1 million cats like he was Dr.

Evil or something. She's like NOOOPE. I wanted one cat bubba, not 1 million. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Millions of Cats - Audiobook at   Wanda Gag () was born in New Ulm, Minnesota, the daughter of an artist and the eldest of seven children.

In recognition of her rare artistry, she was the posthumous recipient of the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award for Millions of Cats and the Kerlan Award for the body of her work/5(K).

MILLIONS OF CATS is about an elderly man and woman who are lonely. The woman tells her husband that a cat would make her happy. The man searches for one cat and, much to his surprise, comes to a hill covered with "hundred of cats, thousands of cats, mil-lions and billions and trillions of cats." He looks for the prettiest cat to bring home.

But our first celebrated American picture book, Millions of Cats, which won a Newbery Honor because the Caldecott had not yet been established, was created by a very talented woman. Minnesota’s Wanda Gág had come to New York and was showing her bold prints.

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You don't have to like cats in order to love this Newbery Honor Book. When a kindly old man sets out to bring his wife a cat, he doesn't find any cats until he comes to a hill with hundreds of cats. Thousands of cats. Millions and Billions and TRILLIONS of cats! And of course, how can he pick out just one?

Once at home, however, the cats have a brutal battling to decide who gets to : Puffin Books.Other articles where Millions of Cats is discussed: children's literature: Peaks and plateaus (–): Wanda Gág, with her classic Millions of Cats () and other delightful books; and Ludwig Bemelmans, with Madeline () and its sequels.

Other distinguished names in the important and growing picture-book field were Marjorie Flack, Hardie Gramatky, James Daugherty, the d.Gag began her career illustrating for the children's section of the Minneapolis Journal; first had her works exhibited at the Weyrhe Gallery, New York City, ; and created the text and drawings for her most famous work, Millions of Cats, in The book was a runner-up for the John Newbery Medal inwon first prize at the Philadelphia 1/5(1).