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

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By Wanda Gag

long past Is long past addresses an age-old query among couples-who works tougher? This long-out-of-print kid's ebook is predicated on an enthralling Bohemian story recited to Wanda Gág whilst she used to be a baby, and is now once more to be had to enchant audiences of every age. The tale's sly peasant humor and conversational type 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 along with his spouse Liesi and their child. Fritzl works demanding within the fields on a daily basis. Liesi works not easy all day, too, yet Fritzl by some means feels that he works more durable. whilst 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 exchange places.

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

Best identified for her Newbery Honor winner hundreds of thousands of Cats, Wanda Gág (1893-1946) was once a pioneer in kid's e-book 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 publication writer, artist, and illustrator. In popularity of her artistry, she was once posthumously provided the 1958 Lewis Carroll Shelf Award for thousands of Cats and the 1977 Kerlan Award for her physique of work.

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