Hildilid's Night

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Aladdin Paperbacks, 1971 - Night - 32 pages
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An old lady who hates everything about night tries all sorts of methods to chase it away.

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User Review  - Phil9 - LibraryThing

I think this story is truly highlighted by the amazing illustrations by Arnold Lobel. Probably not the best suited read fro young children as the majority of the book is black and white pencil and ink ... Read full review

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User Review  - conuly - LibraryThing

Hildilid is afraid of the night. Poor her. So one night she tries *everything* to chase the night away - she spits at it, feeds it to her dog, ties it up, brews it, sings it a lullaby.... Of course ... Read full review

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About the author (1971)

Arnold Stark Lobel (May 22, 1933-December 4, 1987) was a popular American author of children's books. Among his most popular books are those of the Frog and Toad series, and Mouse Soup, which won the Garden State Children's Book Award from the New Jersey Library Association. Lobel won the 1981 Caldecott Medal for his book, Fables. Lobel also illustrated the works of other authors. A notable example is Sam the Minuteman by Nathaniel Benchley, which was first published in 1969. He was born in Los Angeles, California. When he graduated from art school, he married Anita Kempler, who also achieved fame as a children's book author and illustrator. Lobel died ion December 4,1987 due to complications arising from AIDS. He was 54 years old.

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