U.S.A. A 1948 children’s book by Eloise Wilkin demonstrates the imposition of traditional gender roles during that era as it portrays a little girl who hopes to follow in her mother’s footsteps of being a homemaker.

"Gaston and Josephine" | ROOSTERGNN

“Gaston and Josephine” | ROOSTERGNN


Gaston and Josephine (1949), illustrated by Feodor Rojankovsky (1891–1970), in turn, chronicles the escapades of two French pigs who run away from their homeland and sail to America.