The Resource Fables, written and illustrated by Arnold Lobel

Fables, written and illustrated by Arnold Lobel

Label
Fables
Title
Fables
Statement of responsibility
written and illustrated by Arnold Lobel
Creator
Contributor
Author
Binder
Illustrator
Lithographer
Printer
Publisher
Typographer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Twenty original fables about an array of animal characters from crocodile to ostrich
Related
Member of
Awards note
Caldecott Medal, 1981.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lobel, Arnold
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Interest level
  • MG
  • 3-5
  • MG
LC call number
  • PZ8.2.L6
  • PS3562.O18
LC item number
  • Fab 1980
  • F33 1980
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
  • 4.2
  • 5.1
  • 4.2
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Alexanian, Kohar
  • Harper & Row, Publishers
  • Boro Typographers
  • Offset Separations Corp
  • Federated Lithographers-Printers
  • Publishers Book Bindery
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Reading Counts RC
  • Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fables, American
  • Conduct of life
  • Virtues
  • Vices
  • Animals
  • Children's stories, American
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Fables, written and illustrated by Arnold Lobel
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • 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. Lobel was born in Los Angeles, California, to Lucille Stark and Joseph Lobel, but was raised in Schenectady, New York. He attended Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. When he graduated from art school, he married Anita Kempler, also a children's writer and illustrator. They had two children: daughter Adrianne and son Adam Lobel, and three grandchildren
  • "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
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 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 crocodile in the bedroom
  • The hippopotamus at dinner
  • The mouse at the seashore
  • 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
Control code
ocm05829958
Dimensions
30 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
40 pages, 1 unnumbered page
Isbn
9780060239749
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
79002004
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
John Wilson Special Collections copy: Gift of Katharine McCanna estate.
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)05829958
Label
Fables, written and illustrated by Arnold Lobel
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • 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. Lobel was born in Los Angeles, California, to Lucille Stark and Joseph Lobel, but was raised in Schenectady, New York. He attended Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. When he graduated from art school, he married Anita Kempler, also a children's writer and illustrator. They had two children: daughter Adrianne and son Adam Lobel, and three grandchildren
  • "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
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 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 crocodile in the bedroom
  • The hippopotamus at dinner
  • The mouse at the seashore
  • 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
Control code
ocm05829958
Dimensions
30 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
40 pages, 1 unnumbered page
Isbn
9780060239749
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
79002004
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
John Wilson Special Collections copy: Gift of Katharine McCanna estate.
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)05829958

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