On Market Street
By Arnold Lobel
Illustrator: Anita Lobel
Publisher: Greenwillow Books (HarperCollins)
Digital Publisher: Not Available
Reading Level: Ages 4 & Up
Children’s Books, Picture Books (Hardcover) Finalists That Year:
- Olaf Baker; Stephen Gammell, ill. for Where the Buffaloes Begin
- Arnold Lobel; Anita Lobel, ill. for On Market Street
- Chris Van Allsburg for Jumanji
- Nancy Willard; Alice and Martin Provensen, ill. for A Visit to William Blake's Inn: Poems for Innocent and Experienced Travelers
Children’s Books, Picture Books (Hardcover) Winner That Year: Maurice Sendak for Outside Over There
Judges That Year: Not Available
The Year in Literature: A Visit to William Blake's Inn: Poems for Innocent and Experienced Travelers by Nancy Willard won the Newbery Medal.
- Lobel was also a Finalist in 1971 for the hardcover edition of Frog and Toad Are Friends and in1980 for the paperback edition of Frog and Toad Are Friends.
- In his relatively short career, Lobel wrote and illustrated over 100 books for children that were translated into over a dozen languages. He won the Caldecott Medal in 1981 for his book Fables.
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