Wanda Gág is internationally known for her lithographs and as an author and illustrator of ten children’s books, including Millions of Cats. She translated and illustrated two books of Grimm’s Fairy Tales from the original German. She was born in New Ulm, Minnesota, in 1893, the eldest daughter of Anton Gág, a well-known regional artist and photographer. She went to art schools in the Twin Cities and New York on scholarships. Wanda created most of her art and writing at her All Creation home in New Jersey. She died in 1946.

From the Wanda Gág website (it’s a cool site, take a look).