Fables Author:Arnold Lobel Twenty original fables about an array of animal characters from crocodile to ostrich. 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. -- OCLC — Contents: The crocodile in th... more »e bedroom -- The ducks and the fox -- King Lion and the beetle -- The lobster and the crab -- The hen and the apple tree -- The baboon's umbrella -- The frogs at the rainbow's end -- The bear and the crow -- The cat and his visions -- The ostrich in love -- The camel dances -- The poor old dog -- Madame Rhinoceros and her dress -- The bad kangaroo -- The pig at the candy store -- The elephant and his son -- The pelican and the crane -- The young rooster -- The hippopotamus at dinner -- The mouse at the seashore.
Winner, 1981 Caldecott Medal
Notable Children's Books of 1980 (ALA)
1981 Fanfare Honor List (The Horn Book)
Outstanding Children's Books of 1980 (NYT)
Children's Books of 1980 (Library of Congress)« less