Arnold Lobel

Arnold Lobel

During his distinguished career Arnold Lobel wrote and/or illustrated over 70 books for children. To his illustrating credit, he has a Caldecott Medal book—Fables (1981)—and two Caldecott Honor Books—his own, Frog and Toad are Friends (1971), and Hildilid's Night by Cheli Duran Ryan (1972). To his writing credit, he has a Newbery Honor Book—Frog and Toad Together (1973). But to his greatest credit, he has a following of literally millions of young children with whom he shared the warmth and humor of his unpretentious vision of life.

Though he was a born storyteller (he began making up stories while he grew up in the care of his grandparents), Mr. Lobel called himself a "lucky amateur" in terms of his writing. When he first started drawing pictures for children's books, Arnold Lobel got many of his ideas from the cartoons his children liked to watch. Arnold Lobel used to tell stories and illustrate them to entertain his classmates when he was a young boy.

When he graduated from art school, he married Anita Kempler, and they moved to New York. He and his wife had two children, Adam and Adrianne. Arnold Lobel died in 1987.

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Arnold Lobel Book of Mother Goose
by Arnold Lobel
from Random House
for Preschool-3rd grade
in Mother Goose (Location: PIC-MG)
$9.60 (2 in stock)
Frog and Toad Are Friends
An I Can Read Book Level 2
by Arnold Lobel
from HarperCollins
Animal Fantasy for 1st-3rd grade
1971 Caldecott Honor Book
in I Can Read Books (Location: EAR-ICR)
$2.00 (1 in stock)
Frog and Toad Together
An I Can Read Book Level 2
by Arnold Lobel
from HarperCollins
Animal Fantasy for 1st-3rd grade
1973 Newbery Honor Book
in I Can Read Books (Location: EAR-ICR)
$4.80 (2 in stock)
Giant John
by Arnold Lobel
from Henry Holt and Company
for Nursery-2nd grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
$16.00 (1 in stock)
Merry Merry FIBruary
by Doris Orgel
from Parents Magazine Press
for 1st-4th grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
$4.80 (1 in stock)
Mouse Soup
An I Can Read Book Level 2
by Arnold Lobel
from Sandy Creek
Fairy Tales, Fables, and Legends for Kindergarten-2nd grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
$6.40 (1 in stock)
Mouse Tales
An I Can Read Book Level 2
by Arnold Lobel
Weekly Reader Children's Book Club Editi from Harper & Row
Animal Fantasy for Preschool-3rd grade
in I Can Read Books (Location: EAR-ICR)
$3.20 (1 in stock)