Author(s): Arnold Lobel
One of the launch titles in the amazing new Essential Picture Book Classics list from HarperCollins, this book contains five engaging, warm and very funny stories about Frog and Toad. A collectable classic picture book that every child should read and own. Julia Donaldson says "I hugely admire and envy Arnold Lobel; he is my hero". Once upon a time there were two good friends, a frog and a toad...From writing letters to going swimming, telling stories to finding lost buttons, Frog and Toad are always there for each other - just as best friends should be. The Frog and Toad stories from Arnold Lobel have been loved by generations. Essential Picture Book Classics - timeless stories for every child to treasure.
PUBLICATION JULY 2012
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.