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American children's illustrator and writerwd:Q695702
country of citizenship:
United States of America
educated at: Pratt Institute
occupation: writer, children's writer, painter, illustrator
award received: Zilveren Griffel, Silver Brush, Caldecott Medal
Arnold Stark Lobel (May 22, 1933 – December 4, 1987) was an American author of children's books, including the Frog and Toad series and Mouse Soup. He both wrote and illustrated those picture books, as well as Fables, for which he won the 1981 Caldecott Medal recognizing the year's best-illustrated U.S. picture book.
Lobel also illustrated the works of other writers, including Sam the Minuteman by Nathaniel Benchley, published in 1969.
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