A pig flying through marshmallow clouds? A camel pirouetting through the desert? Where else could a reader find such marvelous things but with humorous fables that will delight all readers.
A pig flying through marshmallow clouds? A camel pirouetting through the desert? Where else could a reader find such marvelous things but in a collection of humorous fables?
From the author-illustrator behind beloved Frog and Toad, Arnold Lobel, comes a collection of tales that will delight readers young and old.
About the Author
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.
From the Back Cover
‘Short, original fables with fresh, unexpected morals poke subtle fun at human foibles through the antics of animals. . . . The droll illustrations, with tones blended to luminescent shading, are complete and humorous themselves.’ — Association of Library Service to Children, ALA.
“The most remarkable of the author-illustrator’s 60-plus bestselling award winners.” —Publishers Weekly
“There is enough cheerful nonsense in Mr. Lobel’s fables to endear any child listener.” —The New York Times
“Lobel has come up with a magical addition to an ancient genre of storytelling.” —Newsweek