Arnold Lobel was both a distinguished writer and illustrator. Receiving honors in both categories, he was extremely successful in both aspects. He has contributed to over 100 books and has made a lasting impression in children’s literature with his works.

Selected work as a writer

  •    A Zoo for Mister Muster (1962)mmm_thumb[1]
  •    Prince Bertram the Bad (1963)
  •    A Holiday for Mister Muster (1963)
  •    Giant John (1964)
  •    Lucille (1964)
  •    The Bears of the Air (1966)
  •    Martha the Movie Mouse (1966)
  •    The Comic Adventures of Old Mother Hubbard and Her Dog (1968)
  •    The Great Blueness and Other Predicaments (1968)
  •    Frog and Toad Are Friends (1970)
  •    Ice-Cream Cone Coot, and Other Rare Birds (1971)
  •    On the Day Peter Stuyvesant Sailed Into Town (1971)
  •    Mouse Tales (1972)
  •    Frog and Toad Together (1972)
  •    Owl at Home (1975)
  •    Frog and Toad All Year (1976)
  •    Mouse Soup (1977)
  •    Grasshopper on the Road (1978)
  •    A Treeful of Pigs (1979)
  •    Days with Frog and Toad (1979)
  •    Fables (1980)
  •    Uncle Elephant (1981)
  •    Ming Lo Moves the Mountain (1982)
  •    The Book of Pigericks: Pig Limerick (1983)
  •    The Rose in My Garden (1984)
  •    Whiskers & Rhymes (1985)
  •    Odd Owls & Stout Pigs: A Book of Nonsense (2009)adrianne-lobel-2009-odd-owls-stout-pigs-a-book-of-nonsense-bog-med-haard-ryg
  •    The Frogs and Toads All Sang (2009)

Selected work as an illustrator

  •    Happy Times with Holiday Rhymes (1958)
  •    My First Book of Prayers (1958)
  •    The Book of Chanukah Poems, Riddles, Stories, Songs, Things to Do (1959)
  •    The Complete Book of Hanukkah (1959)
  •    Holidays are Nice: Around the Year with the Jewish Child (1960)
  •    Red Tag Comes Back (1961)
  •    Something Old Something New (1961)
  •    Little Runner of the Longhouse (1962)
  •    Let’s Be Indians (1962)
  •    The Secret Three (1963)
  •    Greg’s Microscope (1963)
  •    Terry and the Caterpillars (1963)
  •    The Quarreling Book (1963)
  •    Miss Suzy (1964)
  •    Red Fox and His Canoe (1964)
  •    Dudley Pippin (1965)
  •    Let’s Get Turtles (1965)
  •    The Magic Spectacles and Other Easy-to-Read Stories (1965)
  •    Someday (1965)
  •    The Witch on the Corner (1966)
  •    Benny’s Animals and How He Put Them in Order (1966)
  •    Oscar Otter (1966)
  •    The Strange Disappearance of Arthur Cluck (1967)
  •    Let’s Be Early Settlers with Daniel Boone (1967)
  •    The Star Thief (1968)2136937
  •    The Four Little Children Who Went Around the World (1968)
  •    Ants Are Fun (1969)
  •    I’ll Fix Anthony (1969)
  •    Sam the Minuteman (1969)
  •    Junk Day on Juniper Street and Other Easy-to-Read Stories (1969)
  •    The Terrible Tiger (1970)
  •    The New Vestments (1970)
  •    As I was Crossing Boston Common (1973)
  •    The Clay Pot Boy (1974)
  •    Circus (1974)
  •    Dinosaur Time (1974)
  •    Nightmares: Poems to Trouble Your Sleep (1976)
  •    The Mean Old Mean Hyena (1978)
  •    Tales of Oliver Pig (1979)
  •    The Headless Horseman Rides Tonight: More Poems to Trouble Your Sleep (1980)
  •    More Tales of Oliver Pig (1981)
  •    The Random House Book of Poetry for Children (1983)
  •    Tyrannosaurus Was a Beast: Dinosaur Poems (1988)

Work Cited

“Caldecott Medal & Honor Books, 1938-Present”. http://www.ala.org. American Library Association. Retrieved 01 March 2016.

Images

Martha and the Movie Mouse. Digital image. Mt. Hope Chronicles. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Apr.     2016. <http://www.mthopechronicles.com/2013/03/book-detectives-martha-movie-mouse.html&gt;.

 Odd Owls and Stout Pigs: A Book of Nonsense. Digital image. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Apr. 2016. <https://static.imusic.dk/gfx/item/image/542/9780061800542/adrianne-lobel-2009-odd-owls-stout-pigs-a-book-of-nonsense-bog-med-haard-ryg.jpg&gt;.