Nothing at all

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Coward-McCann, Inc., Sep 22, 1941 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
18 Reviews
An invisible orphan puppy uses magic suppled by a jackdaw to make himself visible, so that he will be adopted by children and given milk and bones like his two already visible brothers.

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Caldecott Honor 1942 Cute text and fun pictures. - Goodreads
Wonderful illustrations. - Goodreads
Wanda Gag's illustrations have an undulating quality. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Sam - Goodreads

Oh my gosh! So adorable! I absolutely LOVED this story along with the illustrations of the "nothing at all dog" being an un-illustrated circle on the page. So cute. I think if this book hadn't of been ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mckinley - Goodreads

Enjoy her drawings. Caldecott honor. Read full review

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About the author (1941)

A highly touted writer and illustrator of children's picture books, Gag was born in New Ulm, Minnesota, to Anton Gag, also an artist, and Lisse Gag. She married Earle Marshall Humphreys in 1930. She studied art at the St. Paul Institute of Arts, the Minneapolis School of Art, and the Art Students League in New York City. 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, 1926; and created the text and drawings for her most famous work, Millions of Cats, in 1928. The book was a runner-up for the John Newbery Medal in 1929, won first prize at the Philadelphia Lithograph Show in 1930, and won the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award in 1958. Other important works include ABC Bunny (1933), another runner-up for the Newbery award in 1934; Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, a runner-up for the Caldecott award in 1939; and Nothing at All, also a runner-up for the Caldecott award in 1942. In 1993, the centennial of her birth was celebrated with special exhibits of her art and a number of evaluative articles.

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