ARNOLD LOBEL is the author of 28 much-loved books for children, including the acclaimed Frog and Toad series. He won the 1981 Caldecott medal for his book FABLES, having previously won a Caldecott Honor in 1971 for FROG AND TOAD ARE FRIENDS and a Newbery Honor in 1973 for FROG AND TOAD TOGETHER. He illustrated over 70 books throughout his career. He died in 1987.
"I hugely admire and envy Arnold Lobel; he is my hero" - Julia Donaldson