Arnold Lobel (1933-1987) was the award-winning author and illustrator of many beloved children's books, including the classic I Can Read books about Frog and Toad, and the Caldecott Medal winning Fables.
Adrianne Lobel grew up to be a noted set designer who also produced the Broadway musical A Year with Frog and Toad. Adrianne's discovery of several of her father's handmade books illustrated in pen and ink for family and friends led to this new picture book. An artist herself, Adrianne added color to prints of her father's line art using watercolors and dyes. Adrianne lives with her daughter in New York City.
Our family is familiar with the early-reader format of Arnold Lobel's Frog and Toad stories, which we love. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Monika
The fact that I found this book is due to having committed several of the poems to memory as a first grader in a small elementary school in rural Wi. Read morePublished on October 16, 2012 by Crystal Crosby
This is a beautiful little book put together by Arnold Lobel's daughter. She colored his private sketches for little poems he wrote before the Frog and Toad series was published or... Read morePublished on August 9, 2012 by Jon W. Florey