'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.
About the Author
ARNOLD LOBEL (1933-87) is the much beloved and celebrated author-illustrator of many classic bestselling books for children, including the Frog and Toad series, "Mouse Tales", "Owl at Home", and "Fables", for which he was awarded the Caldecott Medal.