Millions of Cats

Millions of Cats

Written and Illustrated by Wanda Gág

New York, Coward-McCann, Inc., 1928

Kerlan Collection, Children's Literature Research Collections

University of Minnesota Libraries

"A child will almost feel that he has made this book," wrote Anne Carroll Moore in the New York Herald-Tribune, a ringing endorsement that was seconded by many. The Nation chose Millions of Cats as the only children's book on its list of 1928's most distinguished books, and The Publishers Weekly declared that Gág's "coming to children's books is a high compliment to this field of literature." The following year, the American Library Association awarded Gág a Newbery Honor, its second-place literature prize, as it did not yet have an award for illustration to give her.

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