This is awful!
Here's the whole story (below):
When we heard the news earlier this year that the inventor of the Etch A Sketch had past away, we were shaken so much, we almost disappeared.
André Cassagnes, who famously created the knob-filled fun for all ages, was given a send off via his own creation by The New York Times' Christopher Niemann!
Did you know that André became the most famous kite maker in France? Neither did we until we watched this tribute!
The more you know! (Cue: shooting star!)