By Wanda Gag
The humorous factor is G?g's follow-up to her well-loved first ebook, hundreds of thousands of Cats. It tells the tale of a curious dragon-like "aminal" that eats kid's dolls. A kindly previous guy named Bobo can't stand by means of and make allowance the humorous factor to scouse borrow dolls from young ones. He entices it to consume "jum-jills," a concoction he makes up from seven nut muffins, 5 seed puddings, cabbage salads, and fifteen little cheeses, all rolled into little balls. a contented finishing is guaranteed while the humorous factor discovers he loves jum-jills and is confident that they are going to make his tail develop longer and his blue issues develop extra appealing. He returns every day for the treats and not eats one other doll. most sensible recognized for her Newbery Honor winner, hundreds of thousands of Cats, Wanda G?g (1893-1946) used to be a pioneer in kid's ebook writing and representation. Her ground-breaking means of integrating illustrations with the textual content is obvious in all of her vintage books. Born in New Ulm, Minnesota, she rose from poverty to foreign acclaim as a kid's publication writer, artist, and illustrator. In acceptance 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 labor.