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Arnold Stark Lobel (May 22, 1933-December 4, 1987) was a popular American author of children's books. Among his most popular books are those of the Frog and Toad series, and Mouse Soup, which won the Garden State Children's Book Award from the New Jersey Library Association. Lobel won the 1981 Caldecott Medal for his book, Fables. Lobel also illustrated the works of other authors. A notable example is Sam the Minuteman by Nathaniel Benchley, which was first published in 1969. He was born in Los Angeles, California. When he graduated from art school, he married Anita Kempler, who also achieved fame as a children's book author and illustrator. Lobel died ion December 4,1987 due to complications arising from AIDS. He was 54 years old. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Frog and Toad Are Friends 8,087 copies, 246 reviews
Frog and Toad Together 6,382 copies, 153 reviews
Frog and Toad All Year 4,493 copies, 53 reviews
Days with Frog and Toad 3,543 copies, 67 reviews
Mouse Soup 2,951 copies, 29 reviews
Fables 2,708 copies, 56 reviews
Owl at Home 2,684 copies, 42 reviews
Mouse Tales 2,299 copies, 20 reviews
Ming Lo Moves the Mountain 1,235 copies, 15 reviews
On Market Street 1,216 copies, 30 reviews
Uncle Elephant 914 copies, 13 reviews
Grasshopper on the Road 900 copies, 5 reviews
Small Pig 820 copies, 14 reviews
The Frog and Toad Treasury 784 copies, 6 reviews
The Rose in My Garden 477 copies, 9 reviews
A Treeful of Pigs 384 copies, 12 reviews
Whiskers & Rhymes 270 copies, 2 reviews
Giant John 261 copies, 12 reviews
I'll Fix Anthony (Aladdin Picture Books) (Illustrator; Illustrator; Illustrator) 248 copies, 7 reviews
The Book of Pigericks 215 copies, 3 reviews
The Strange Disappearance of Arthur Cluck (Illustrator) 202 copies, 1 review
The Frogs and Toads All Sang 200 copies, 6 reviews
Lucille 133 copies
A Zoo for Mister Muster 82 copies, 1 review
An Arnold Lobel Treasury (An I Can Read Book) (Author & Illustrator) 81 copies
Martha the Movie Mouse 76 copies, 1 review
A Holiday for Mister Muster 54 copies, 2 reviews
How the Rooster Saved the Day 42 copies, 2 reviews
The Turnaround Wind 39 copies, 1 review
The Frog and Toad Pop-Up Book 17 copies, 1 review
Hulul 8 copies
Cookies 2 copies
Razem 1 copy
Los osos del aire 1 copy, 1 review
You and Me 1 copy
The Random House Book of Poetry for Children (Illustrator) 1,342 copies, 25 reviews
Sam the Minuteman (Illustrator) 1,106 copies, 3 reviews
Greg's Microscope (Illustrator; Foreword) 1,028 copies, 6 reviews
Dinosaur Time (Illustrator) 959 copies, 12 reviews
Sing a Song of Popcorn (Illustrator) 831 copies, 24 reviews
Tyrannosaurus Was a Beast (Illustrator) 609 copies, 10 reviews
Miss Suzy (Illustrator) 600 copies, 11 reviews
Oscar Otter (Illustrator) 508 copies, 5 reviews
Red Fox and His Canoe (Illustrator) 431 copies, 5 reviews
Hildilid's Night (Illustrator) 352 copies, 4 reviews
Tales of Oliver Pig (Illustrator) 332 copies, 3 reviews
The Secret Three (Illustrator) 330 copies, 3 reviews
Little Runner of the Longhouse (Illustrator) 312 copies, 4 reviews
Let's Get Turtles (Illustrator; Illustrator) 301 copies, 1 review
Terry and the Caterpillars (Illustrator) 285 copies, 7 reviews
A Three Hat Day (Illustrator) 258 copies, 4 reviews
The Quarreling Book (Illustrator) 241 copies, 11 reviews
More Tales of Oliver Pig (Illustrator, some editions) 237 copies
Red Tag Comes Back (Illustrator) 137 copies, 1 review
The Tale of Meshka the Kvetch (Illustrator) 125 copies, 3 reviews
Seahorse (A Science I can read book) (Illustrator) 93 copies
The Complete Guide to Hanukkah (Illustrator) 84 copies, 1 review
Friendship Stories You Can Share (Contributor) 82 copies, 1 review
Ants Are Fun (Illustrator; some editions) 76 copies, 1 review
Bear Gets Dressed: A Guessing Game Story (Illustrator) 69 copies, 2 reviews
Someday (Illustrator) 67 copies, 2 reviews
As I Was Crossing Boston Common (Illustrator) 66 copies
Bear's busy morning: A guessing-game story (Illustrator) 40 copies, 1 review
It's Fun To Be Five (Contributor) 30 copies
Bear All Year: A Guessing Game Story (Illustrator) 28 copies
The Devil & Mother Crump (Illustrator) 27 copies
The Four Little Children Who Went Around the World (Illustrator, some editions) 21 copies
As Right as Right Can Be (Illustrator) 15 copies
Ingelijst (Contributor) 4 copies
Cricket and Other Friends (Narrator) 1 copy
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