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Fables / written and illustrated by Arnold Lobel.

By: Lobel, Arnold.
Contributor(s): Lobel, Arnold [ill] | Alexanian, Kohar [tyg] | Harper & Row, Publishers [pbl] | Boro Typographers [prt] | Offset Separations Corp [prt] | Federated Lithographers-Printers [ltg] | Publishers Book Bindery [bnd].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: [New York] : Harper & Row, Publishers, c1980Edition: 1st ed.Description: 40, [1] p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.ISBN: 0060239735; 9780060239732; 0060239743 (lib. bdg.); 9780060239749 (lib. bdg.); 0064430464 (pbk.); 9780064430463 (pbk.); 9781442050617 (hbk.); 1442050616.Subject(s): Fables, American | Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction | Virtues -- Juvenile fiction | Vices -- Juvenile fiction | Animals -- Juvenile fiction | Children's stories, AmericanGenre/Form: Children's stories -- 1980.DDC classification: [Fic] LOC classification: PS3562.O18 | F33 1980
Contents:
The crocodile in the bedroom -- The ducks and the fox -- King Lion and the beetle -- The lobster and the crab -- The hen and the apple tree -- The baboon's umbrella -- The frogs at the rainbow's end -- The bear and the crow -- The cat and his visions -- The ostrich in love -- The camel dances -- The poor old dog -- Madame Rhinoceros and her dress -- The bad kangaroo -- The pig at the candy store -- The elephant and his son -- The pelican and the crane -- The young rooster -- The hippopotamus at dinner -- The mouse at the seashore.
Awards: Caldecott Medal, 1981.Summary: Twenty original fables about an array of animal characters from crocodile to ostrich.
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"Typography design by Kohar Alexanian ; Set in 12/16 Linotype Electra, with display in foundry Caslon Open and Caslon No. 540 ; Composed by Boro Typographers, Inc. ; Color Separations by Offset Separations Corp. ; Lithography by Federated Lithographers-Printers, Inc. ; Bound by Publishers Book Bindery, Inc. ; Printed on 80 lb. Patina Matte"--Colophon.

Art techniques used: Witty full page illustrations rendered in gouache and color pencil.

The crocodile in the bedroom -- The ducks and the fox -- King Lion and the beetle -- The lobster and the crab -- The hen and the apple tree -- The baboon's umbrella -- The frogs at the rainbow's end -- The bear and the crow -- The cat and his visions -- The ostrich in love -- The camel dances -- The poor old dog -- Madame Rhinoceros and her dress -- The bad kangaroo -- The pig at the candy store -- The elephant and his son -- The pelican and the crane -- The young rooster -- The hippopotamus at dinner -- The mouse at the seashore.

Twenty original fables about an array of animal characters from crocodile to ostrich.

Caldecott Medal, 1981.

Author notes provided by Syndetics

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. <p> 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. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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