Download e-book for kindle: Gone Is Gone: or the Story of a Man Who Wanted to Do by Wanda Gag

By Wanda Gag

ISBN-10: 069830179X

ISBN-13: 9780698301795

ISBN-10: 0816642435

ISBN-13: 9780816642434

long past Is long gone addresses an age-old query among couples-who works more durable? This long-out-of-print kid's publication is predicated on a captivating Bohemian story recited to Wanda Gág whilst she used to be a baby, and is now once more on hand to enchant audiences of every age. The tale's sly peasant humor and conversational kind mixed with Gág's expressive black-and-white illustrations made the e-book an speedy vintage.

In this pleasant tale we meet Fritzl, who lives on a farm together with his spouse Liesi and their child. Fritzl works difficult within the fields each day. Liesi works challenging all day, too, yet Fritzl in some way feels that he works tougher. while he complains approximately how difficult he works and the way effortless Liesi has it, doing not anything yet "putter and potter in regards to the condominium a bit," Liesi calls his bluff and indicates they alternate places.

The hilarious results of Fritzl's calamitous day at domestic are portrayed in Gág's singular illustrations. in spite of everything Fritzl admits that Liesi's paintings is "none too effortless" and begs to come to his fields and never do house responsibilities one other day. "Well then," says Liesi, "if that is the way it is, we absolutely can stay in peace and happiness for ever and ever."

Best recognized for her Newbery Honor winner hundreds of thousands of Cats, Wanda Gág (1893-1946) used to be a pioneer in kid's booklet writing and representation. Her groundbreaking means of integrating illustrations with the textual content is obvious in all of her vintage books. Born in New Ulm, Minnesota, she rose to overseas acclaim as a kid's e-book writer, artist, and illustrator. In popularity of her artistry, she was once posthumously provided the 1958 Lewis Carroll Shelf Award for hundreds of thousands of Cats and the 1977 Kerlan Award for her physique of work.

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