Arnold Lobel

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Birthday
22, 1933
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA
Death Date
Dec 4, 1987 (54)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
22, 1933
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA
Death Date
Dec 4, 1987 (54)

About

Children's book author and artist best remembered for Mouse Soup and the Frog and Toad series. He was the 1981 recipient of the prestigious Caldecott Medal.

Before Fame

He published his earliest works -- Prince Bertram the Bad and A Holiday for Mister Muster -- in 1963.

Trivia

He died of AIDS at the age of fifty-four.

Family Life

Born in Los Angeles, California, he grew up in Schenectady, New York. He married fellow children's book writer Anita Kempler; the couple raised a daughter and a son.

Associated With

His daughter Adrianne, a successful theatrical designer, married Broadway and television actor Mark Linn-Baker.

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