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Louis Slobodkin

Author, Illustrator

(1903 - 1975)

Louis Slobodkin

Louis Slobodkin (February 19, 1903 – May 1975) was an American sculptor, writer, and illustrator of numerous children’s books.



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The Adventures of Arab (1946)

Arab is a merry-go-round horse who seeks his freedom. He and a coach horse strike a bargain and trade places and what happens next is rather unusual.

Author(s): Louis Slobodkin
Illustrator(s): Louis Slobodkin

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1946)

In the 1840s a mischievous boy named Tom Sawyer lives with his Aunt Polly and his half-brother Sid, in the Mississippi River town of St. Petersburg, Missouri.

Author(s): Mark Twain
Illustrator(s): Louis Slobodkin

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The Alhambra: Palace of Mystery and Splendor (1953)

Tales, true, legendary and fairy about the Moorish palace in Granada.

Author(s): Washington Irving
Illustrator(s): Louis Slobodkin

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The Amiable Giant (1955)

When the Amiable Giant comes to visit, Gwendolyn is the only one who can hear what he says. Everyone else is too frightened, except the wicked Wizard, who is deaf.

Author(s): Louis Slobodkin
Illustrator(s): Louis Slobodkin

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The Beautiful Culpeppers (1963)

One day Debby’s father cuts her a family of paper dolls, and a house for them to live in.

Author(s): Marion Upington
Illustrator(s): Louis Slobodkin

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Bixxy and the Secret Message (1949)

When Bixxy the carrier pigeon gets lost, the cub scouts come to his assistance.

Author(s): Louis Slobodkin
Illustrator(s): Louis Slobodkin

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Children Everywhere (1958)

A collection of stories and poems about children around the world for older readers.

Author(s): Eleanor Estes
Rachel Field
Robert Frost
Sterling North
Johanna Spyri
Et al
Illustrator(s): Maurice Sendak
Kate Seredy
Louis Slobodkin
Hilda van Stockum
Kurt Wiese
Et al

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Circus April 1st (1953)

Bo the elephant gets separated from the Barton and Carlin Circus, but manages to find his way back in time for the grand entrance parade.

Author(s): Louis Slobodkin
Illustrator(s): Louis Slobodkin

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Clean Clarence (1959)

Clarence is not piggish, but after a time he wearies of his television show and just wants to be a pig.

Author(s): Otto Friedrich
Priscilla Friedrich
Illustrator(s): Louis Slobodkin

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Clear the Track for Michael’s Magic Train (1945)

Michael’s train starts in the living room, and brings you back home again.

Author(s): Louis Slobodkin
Illustrator(s): Louis Slobodkin

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Colette and the Princess (1965)

Colette and her kitten Chou Chou save the people of Grasse from the caprice of the Princess Pauline.

Author(s): Louis Slobodkin
Illustrator(s): Louis Slobodkin

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The Cowboy Twins (1960)

The Cowboy twins set out for their ranch in Oklahoma.

Author(s): Florence Slobodkin
Illustrator(s): Louis Slobodkin

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Dinny and Danny (1951)

The adventures of Danny and his pet dinosaur, Dinny.

Author(s): Louis Slobodkin
Illustrator(s): Louis Slobodkin

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Evie and Cookie (1957)

The further adventures of Evie and her pet, Cookie, the wonderful kangaroo, including the story of the great kangaroo garden party.

Author(s): Irmengarde Eberle
Illustrator(s): Louis Slobodkin

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Evie and the Wonderful Kangaroo (1955)

Evie’s pet kangaroo is named Cookie. She is very neat and polite.

Author(s): Irmengarde Eberle
Illustrator(s): Louis Slobodkin

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Excuse Me! Certainly! (1959)

Willie finds that politeness is important.

Author(s): Louis Slobodkin
Illustrator(s): Louis Slobodkin

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The First Book of Drawing (1958)

A primer for the budding artist on drawing.

Author(s): Louis Slobodkin
Illustrator(s): Louis Slobodkin

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Fo’castle Waltz (1945)

The artist ships out for the Argentine.

Author(s): Louis Slobodkin
Illustrator(s): Louis Slobodkin

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