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Wanda Gág

The Girl Who Lived to Draw

Wanda Gág( )
Author: Ray, Deborah Kogan
ISBN:978-0-670-06292-8
Publication Date:Oct 2008
Publisher:Penguin Young Readers Group
Imprint:Viking Books for Young Readers
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $16.99
Book Description:

Wanda Gág (pronounced "Gog") is well known as the author and illustrator of Millions of Cats, one of the best-loved children's books ever published. But not many people know how interesting and inspiring her life was.

Following in the footsteps of her beloved artist father, Wanda led an idyllic childhood, drawing and listening to old-world fairy tales. But when her father died, it was teenage Wanda who worked hard to keep her seven younger siblings fed, clothed, and laughing....
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Book Details
Pages:40
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Art
Juvenile Nonfiction / Art / History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):10.6 x 9.33 x 0.33 Inches
Book Weight:0.938 Pounds
Author Biography
Ray, Deborah Kogan (Author)
Born in 1940 in Philadelphia, PA, author and illustrator Deborah Kogan Ray studied painting and printmaking at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

She is the author of eight books and the illustrator of more than 60 books for children.

Among her many awards are the Drexel Citation for Career Distinction in the Field of Books for Children and the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant Award for Painting.

Her paintings and prints of landscape and nature subjects have been shown in 42 one-person and hundreds of group exhibitions in museums and galleries. They are in private and public collections throughout the world.

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