Children's librarian New York City Public Library, 1938-1943, Boston Public Library, 1955-1962. Instructional materials specialist Lexington (Massachusetts) Public Schools, 1962-1974. Editor The Horn Book Magazine, Boston, 1974-1985.
Consultant children's literature. Retired adjunct professor Simmons College Center for the Study of Children's Literature. Lecturer United States and abroad.
Book reviewer The Horn Book Magazine, 1963-1991. Member United States Board on Books for Young People. United States member jury of Biennale Illustrated Bratislava, Czechoslovakia, 1989.
- The Cat and the Cook and Other Fables of Krylov
- "One of the greatest pleasures of this impressive collection of 12 Russian fables is Lobel's sophisticated artwork.
Author: (with others) Innocence and Experience: Essays on Children's Literature, 1987, Newbery and Caldecott Medal Books, 1986. Author: The Cat and the Cook and Other Fables of Krylov, 1995. Contributing author: Writers for Children, 1988.
Advisor, contributing author: Twentieth-Century Children's Writers, 1989. Associate editor: The Oxford Illustrated History of Children's Literature, 1995. Contributor articles to publications including Education Today, The Horn Book Magazine, Harvard magazine.
Born April 9, 1918
1938 - 1943
1955 - 1962
1962 - 1974
1974 - 1985