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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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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.

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

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Fo’castle Waltz (1945)

The artist ships out for the Argentine.

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

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The Friendly Animals (1944)

Animals are our friends and we should treat them with kindness.

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

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Garibaldi (1944)

A biography of the Italian revolutionary.

Author(s): Nina B. Baker
Illustrator(s): Louis Slobodkin

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Gertie the Horse Who Thought and Thought (1951)

Gertie is not happy with her job, but has a lively sense of humor as she looks for something better.

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

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Gogo the French Seagull (1960)

Gogo, the gourmet French seagull follows the Queen of France back and forth across the Atlantic.

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

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A Good Place to Hide (1961)

Susan needs a good place to hide from her brothers and their spider-in-a-glass-jar, and she finds it.

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

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The Horse with the High-Heeled Shoes (1954)

Elizabeth is the horse with the high-heeled shoes and this is the story of how she gives them up.

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

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The Hundred Dresses (1944)

Wanda wears the same dress to school, but she has a hundred dresses at home in her closet.

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

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Hustle and Bustle (1948)

The two hippos at the zoo have a falling out. Can the townspeople get them back together again?

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

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Io Sono I Am (1962)

Learn forty-one words of Italian with this amusing picture book.

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

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Jonathan and the Rainbow (1948)

A pirate captain, a boy just learning to read and The Rainbow Painter’s Society Chapter Number One-Nine-Thee-Eight -- and one very beautiful rainbow rolled up in the cellar.

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

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The King and the Noble Blacksmith (1950)

The young king has a counselor for everything, except for fishing. When the blacksmith recovers his lost crown the king decides to make him the counselor of counselors, and the counselor for fishing.

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

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The Late Cuckoo (1962)

One day the the Sultan of Garabia comes to a Swiss cuckoo clock maker’s shop and wishes to buy all of his clocks for his nieces and nephews and dozens of cousins, but he insists that they must all be accurate and one of the cuckoos is late!

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

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Lenin (1945)

Lenin along with Hitler, Mao, and his successor Stalin was one of the greatest monsters of the twentieth century.

Author(s): Nina B. Baker
Illustrator(s): Louis Slobodkin

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The Little Mermaid Who Could Not Sing (1956)

Sometimes having a voice like a foghorn is not such a bad thing!

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

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Little O (1957)

Further adventures of the children we met in The Saucepan Journey.

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

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