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by Eva Moore,Kurt Werth
Author: Eva Moore,Kurt Werth
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (September 1, 1974)
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After the war Werth began to illustrate children’s books. Werth states, "As a German I was certainly influenced by the tradition of exact and thorough training in drawing. Dick Whittington and His Cat. by Eva Moore. The three beggar kings. by Rosalys Haskell Hall.
After the war Werth began to illustrate children’s books. One of his first attempts was Rosalys Hall's The Merry Miller. This goes back to Dürer and even farther. He attempts to illustrate children's books in a "modern style". Books have to be illustrated in our times. They should show the style of our times. Not all of them do i. Kurt Werth died in New York City on August 25, 1983.
Werth began drawing political cartoons for a wide number of . magazines with a political bent once the . 1959 Dick Whittington and his cat. by Eva Moore; Kurt Werth. became involved in World War II. After the war Werth began to illustrate children’s books. One of his first attempts was Rosalys Hall's "The Merry Miller. 1974 The thing at the foot of the bed and other scary tales by Maria Leach; Kurt Werth. 1959 The three beggar kings. by Rosalys Haskell Hall; Kurt Werth. 1974 The legends of Paul Bunyan. by Roberta Strauss Feuerlicht.
Start by marking Dick Whittington and His Cat as Want to Read . Retells the legend of the poor boy who trades his beloved cat for a fortune in gold and jewels and becomes Lord Mayor of London.
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Dick Whittington and His Cat is the English folklore surrounding the real-life Richard Whittington (c. 1354–1423), wealthy merchant and later Lord Mayor of London. The legend describes his rise from poverty-stricken childhood with the fortune he made through the sale of his cat to a rat-infested country. However, the real Whittington did not come from a poor family of common stock, and there is no compelling evidence supporting the stories about the cat, or even whether he owned one.
Dick hid his cat in the garret, and always took care to carry a part of his dinner to her. In a short time he had no more trouble with the . In a short time he had no more trouble with the rats and mice, but slept quite sound every night. The captain jumped for joy; he remembered poor Whittington and his cat, and told the king he had a creature on board the ship that would dispatch all these vermin immediately. The king jumped so high at the joy the news gave him that his turban dropped off his head.
Several of her books were illustrated by Kurt Werth. Kurt Werth (World, 1959; London: Collins, 1959); reissued by Philomel Books in 1982.
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Dick Whittington and His Cat. It was the first of many children's books that would draw on his background in magic and his interest in history. By the Great Horn Spoon! Mined the California Gold Rush and was turned into the movie The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin; the Ghost in the Noonday Sun and the Grand Rascal, Jingo Django, Humbug Mountain spun fiction from the facts of East Coast pirates, Ohio River rafting, American Gypsies, traveling printers. His series of books about Josh McBroom and his family's amazing one-acre farm made use of American tall tales.
From Marcia Brown's Caldecott Honor Book, Dick Whittington and His Cat (1950), to Alan Armstrong's Newbery Honor Book Whittington (2005), the legend of an orphan whose pet cat brings him fortune (the British equivalent of a Horatio Alger parable) has been fodder for numerous retellings. Seasoned folklorist Hodges, who passed away last year, based this version on an eighteenth-century chapbook housed at the University of Pittsburgh.