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  • Bibliography:
    42 Books
  • First Book:
    September 1970
  • Latest Book:
    April 2020
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Book List in Order: 42 titles


  • Celebrate the power of friendship in these five adventurous stories starring Frog and Toad—a Caldecott Honor Book!From writing letters to going swimming, telling stories to finding lost buttons, Frog and Toad are always there for each other—just ...



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    Best Friends Frog and Toad are always together. Here are five wonderful stories about flowers, cookies, bravery, dreams, and, most of all, friendship....



  • Another sweet, classic bedtime tale from Arnold Lobel, the beloved author and illustrator of the Newbery Honor and Caldecott Honor award-winning Frog and Toad books. When Papa's seven little mouse boys ask for a bedtime story, Papa does even better ...



  • Friends all year. In winter, spring, summer, and fall, Frog and Toad are always together. Here is a wise and wonderful story for each season of the year -- and one for Christmas, too....



  • From Arnold Lobel, the beloved author and illustrator of the Newbery Honor and Caldecott Honor award-winning Frog and Toad books.Weasel is ready for his dinner, and poor Mouse is it. Can Mouse stop Weasel from serving up mouse soup for supper? The cl...







  • Frog and Toad enjoy spending their days together. They fly kites, celebrate Toad's birthday, and share the shivers when Frog tells a scary story. Most of all, they have fun together—every day of the year.Days with Frog and Toad is a Level Two I Can...



  • Winner of the Caldecott MedalA pig flying through marshmallow clouds? A camel pirouetting through the desert? Where else could a reader find such marvelous things but in a fable? From the author-illustrator behind beloved Frog and Toad, Arnold Lobel,...






  • Have you ever seen a man dressed entirely in playing cards? Or a girl wearing a lollipop dress? Then take a stroll through a most unusual market in this Caldecott Honor Book created by Anita Lobel and Arnold Lobel.Here is a world of wonders, from A t...



  • Welcome to Owl's Cozy home!Owl lives by himself in a warm little house. But whether Owl is inviting Winter in on a snowy night or welcoming a new friend he meets while on a stroll, Owl always has room for visitors!Arnold Lobel's beloved Level 2 I Can...








  • From Arnold Lobel, the beloved author and illustrator of the Newbery Honor and Caldecott Honor award-winning Frog and Toad books, comes a sweet, timely twist on a classic fable. One morning Grasshopper finds a lovely road to follow. Off he goes on hi...





  • Another sweet, classic bedtime tale from Arnold Lobel, the beloved author and illustrator of the Newbery Honor and Caldecott Honor award-winning Frog and Toad books.While his mother and father are away, a little elephant goes to visit his uncle. And...








  • A wonderful tale of a very bad little Prince who put spiders in soup, pulled up the roses in the royal garden and broke all of his toys. He always frowned. Then he hit a Witch with a stone from his slingshot ... needless to say by the end of the book...





  • Another sweet, funny tale from Arnold Lobel, the beloved author and illustrator of the Newbery Honor and Caldecott Honor award-winning Frog and Toad books.Small Pig loves to sit in good, soft mud. When the farmer's wife cleans his pigpen, Small Pig r...



  • "Cats in old-fashioned costumes exhibit a range of human emotions, vanities, and dreams in Lobel's exuberant illustrations for his original nursery rhymes....Once again, Lobel provides both verbal and visual delight."--Booklist....





  • Start with a single rose. Add hollyhocks and marigold, sunflowers and zinnias. Voilà! A quiet, tranquil, beautiful garden grows before your eyes. But who's that hiding in the corner?This cumulative story by the creators of On Market street, which wo...




  • Ming Lo and his wife live beside a big mountain which causes them no end of trouble. Husband, says Ming Lo's wife, you must move the mountain so that we may enjoy our home in peace. But how can a man as small as Ming Lo move something as big as a mou...



  • When a wizard discovered that each color he invented for the colorless world had a different emotional effect on people, he luckily had an accident which resulted in red apples, green leaves, and yellow bananas...






  • A collection of four delightfully illustrated Mini books gather some of the favorite adventures of the original Frog and Toad books, as these pals fly kites, plant gardens, and generally enjoy their summer....



  • Encounter a creepy croaker who eats little froggies for supper, and a mysterious man who waves his bloody fingers! Includes seven stories, featuring Arnold Lobel, Lane Smith, Betsy Byars, Marc Simont, Alvin Schwartz, Dirk Zimmer, Jane O'Connor, G. Br...




  • Knopf is proud to reissue the complete and unabridged Arnold Lobel-illustrated treasury of Mother Goose rhymes, originally published in 1986 as The Random House Book of Mother Goose and unavailable for several years. Reviewers were unanimous in their...



  • Three beloved Frog and Toad books in a paperback slipcaseFrog and Toad are always there for each other—just as best friends should be!From sledding in winter to eating ice cream on hot summer days, these two friends have fun together the whole year...



  • Synopsis Twenty-five years ago, readers were introduced to Frog and Toad and instantly fell in love. Since publication, books about these two lovable friends have won numerous awards. Frog and Toad are Friends was named a Caldecott Honor Book in 1971...



  • John is a friendly giant who lives among musical fairies. But the time comes when he must venture out into the world to get a job. Soon, he befriends a king and queen who ask him to stay and work for their family. Through his adventures, Giant John l...



  • From Caldecott Medalist Arnold Lobel (1933-1987) comes a brand-new collection of rhyming stories about frogs and toads. Discovered by his daughter, Adrianne Lobel, The Frogs and Toads All Sang has the same warmth, compassion, and humor that is found ...



  • From Caldecott Medalist Arnold Lobel (1933-1987) comes another brand-new collection of rhyming stories-this time featuring a unique assortment of owls and pigs. Discovered by his daughter, Adrianne Lobel, Odd Owls and Stout Pigs: A Book of Nonsense i...



  • Four charming children's stories by Caldecott Medal–winning illustrator and author Arnold Lobel offer warm, vibrantly illustrated tales of love, friendship, and discovery. This collection marks the first time these books are available in a single e...






  • Words to Live By!Beloved quotes from Frog and Toad are gathered together in this beautiful keepsake book on friendship and life.This digital picture book contains timeless quotes from the inimitable, inseparable pair, together with classic illustrati...



  • Words to Live By! Beloved quotes from Frog and Toad are gathered together in this beautiful keepsake book on friendship and life. This 48-page jacketed hardcover contains timeless quotes from the inimitable, inseparable pair, together with clas...



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Award-Winning Books by Arnold Lobel

Fables
1981 Caldecott Medal -- Picture Book
Frog and Toad Storybook Treasury
2015 E.B. White Read Aloud Award -- Picture Bk Hall of Fame
Grasshopper on the Road
1981 Garden State Children's Book Award -- Easy-To-Read
Mouse Tales
1972 Irma S. & James H. Black Award -- Children's Literature
1973 Irma S. & James H. Black Award -- Children's Literature
Owl at Home
1978 Garden State Children's Book Award -- Easy-To-Read


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Arnold Lobel has published 42 books.

Arnold Lobel does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Frog and Toad: A Little Book of Big Thoughts, was published in April 2020.

The first book by Arnold Lobel, Frog and Toad Are Friends, was published in September 1970.

No. Arnold Lobel does not write books in series.