Millions of cats.

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This item:Millions of Cats (Gift Edition) (Picture Puffin Books) by Wanda Gag Paperback $ Ships from and sold by FREE Shipping on orders over $ Details. Caps for Sale: A Tale of a Peddler Some Monkeys and Their Monkey Business by Esphyr Slobodkina Paperback $ Ships from and sold by (). They decided to get a cat, but when the old man went out searching, he found not one cat, but millions and billions and trillions of cats.

Unable to decide which one would be the best pet, he brought them all home. How the old couple came to have just one cat to call their own is a classic tale that has been loved for generations/5(29). Millions of Cats is a Newberry Honor book by Wanda Gag about how a very old couple wanted to have a cat for companionship, but they end up getting a million cats as pets and they have to decide which cat to keep for themselves/5.

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.

Some critics claim that Millions of Cats was the first truly American picture book done by an American author/ to its publication inthere were only English picture books for the children's perusal. Some have gone so far as to say it initiated the picture-book movement in America.

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.

Millions of Cats Book. In Wanda Gag wrote and illustrated the book Millions of Cats, considered today a classic in children’s literature. 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. 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.

The story of a lonely elderly couple who decide they want Millions of cats. book 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. 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(). A lovely story written and illustrated by acclaimed children's book author Wanda Gag on the theme of humility. A Newberry Honor Book from.

Wanda Hazel Gág / ˈ ɡ ɑː ɡ / (Ma –J ) was an American artist, author, translator, and illustrator. She is best known for writing and illustrating the children's book Millions of Cats, the oldest American picture book still in print.

Gág was also a noted printmaker, receiving international recognition and awards. Growing Pains, excerpts from the diaries of her Born: MaNew Ulm, Minnesota, United States. An old man finds not one cat, but millions and billions and trillions of cats. Millions of Cats | Read Aloud Flip-Along Book Brightly Storytime.

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An American classic with a refrain that millions of kids love to chant: Hundreds of cats, thousands of cats, millions and billions and trillions of cats. 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.

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.

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Free shipping and more for Millionaire's Club members. Visit our book stores, or shop online. An American classic with a refrain that millions of kids love to chant: Hundreds of cats, thousands of cats, millions and billions and trillions of cats.

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 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 By modern standards, it is basically a picture book. In fact, many children's literature historians consider Millions of Cats to be the origin of the modern picture book.

The Caldecott Medal was created in the late 's, in part to recognize books such as this.5/5(2). Millions of Cats is a picture book which won the Newbery Honor award in It is about an old man and an old woman who were very lonely.

They decided to get a cat, but when the old man went out searching, he found not one cat, but millions and billions and trillions of cats!?How the old couple came to have just one cat to call their own is a classic tale that has been loved for generations.

Review. Millions of Cats is a wonderful tale of vanity versus humility, written and illustrated by the singular Wanda Gag.

An old man and his wife decide to get a cat, so the old man goes out in search of the prettiest cat of all. When he is forced to choose from "hundreds, thousands, millions and billions and trillions" of cats, he (naturally) brings them all home/5(K).

woman bring the cat into the house and care for it. The cat becomes as beautiful to its owners as the oth-ers. Objectives • Children will lean about the importance of caring for one another • Children will investigate values • Children will explore the importance of self-esteem Before Viewing Activities Share the book Millions of Cats.

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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.

Millions of Cats, considered a classic in children’s literature, is one of several children’s books by the famous artist and author. Among them are A B C Bunny, Gone Is Gone, and Tales from Grimm, which she translated from the German and illustrated.

Cat/Pet lesson plan: Read the book at story time. Have the kids repeat the words: “Cats here, cats there, Cats and kittens everywhere. Hundreds of cats, Thousands of cats, Millions and billions and trillions of cats.” Encourage kids to meow. Talk about how to be a responsible pet owner. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Millions of Cats at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5().

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. Figure it out. He challenges the cats to decide which is prettiest. Furrocious fighting breaks out, and. read the book. An American classic with a refrain that millions of kids love to chant: Hundreds of cats, thousands of cats, millions and billions and trillions of cats.

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 Author: Wanda Gág.

A great picture book study for "Millions of Cats". Lots of fantastic extension activities. This study has a variety of resources and can be used for preschool, kindergarten, or 1st grade.

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What You GetTeacher discussion guideBook project and activity ideasYoutube links to related videosJigsaw puzzleS. Millions of cats. [Wanda Gág; Bruce Bayley Johnson; Findaway World, LLC.] -- How can an old man and his wife select one cat from a choice of millions and trillions? Millions of cats.

New York: Puffin Books, (DLC) Material Type: Fiction, Primary school, Sound recording: Document Type: Book, Computer File, Sound Recording.As classics go, Millions of Cats has one of the shortest creation times on record. Gág had only a couple of months to craft the text and art. In the end she relied on the help of others; her brother actually hand-lettered the text.

In Millions of Cats Gág pushed the boundaries of the picture book. She developed double-page spreads, pulling.Millions of Cats. By: This book may not have been the first children’s picture book ever, but it’s the oldest still in print, and was one of the first to be awarded a Newbery Medal, in This version is terrific; the slide show, which is VERY well done, keeps our kindergartener entertained.