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Tag Archives | I Can Read

Lobel, Arnold

Arnold Lobel, who was born on May 22, 1933, is well-known for his I-Can-Read, Easy Reader, and picture books. Among his creations are Frog and Toad, whose stories are told in four separate books, and the Caldecott Medal-winning (1981) Fables, original fables written and illustrated by Lobel. Arnold Lobel studied at the Pratt Institute where […]


Hoff, Syd

His illustrations best characterized as simplistic and humorous, Syd Hoff has held a warm place in children’s hearts through more than 200 books. Born on September 4th, Syd Hoff grew up in New York City. He went to the National Academy of Design as a fine arts student, but his teachers didn’t appreciate the humor […]


Geisel, Theodor Seuss

Learning to read used to mean a boy named Dick and a girl named Jane—that is, until a man named Theodor Giesel, a.k.a Dr. Seuss, came along on March 2, 1904. In 1957, a friend asked him to write a new kind of book that new readers would like. He was given a first grade […]