(1933 - 1987)
Arnold Lobel was active/lived in New York, California. Arnold Lobel is known for cartoon/comic, illustration.
During his career Arnold Lobel wrote and/or illustrated over seventy books for children. To his illustrating credit, he had 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). For his writing, he received a Newbery Honor Award for Frog and Toad Together (1973).
Though he was a born storyteller -- Arnold Lobel began making up stories extemporaneously to entertain his fellow second-graders in Schenectady, New York, where he grew up in the care of his grandparents. Mr. Lobel called himself a "lucky amateur" in terms of his writing. Viewing himself as a professionally trained i ... Displaying 750 of 2281 characters.