Arlene Mosel





Arlene Mosel

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born
in Cleveland, Ohio, The United States
August 27, 1921

died
May 08, 1996

gender
female

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Arlene Tichy Mosel was a American author of children's literature who was best-known for her illustrated books Tikki Tikki Tembo, a retelling of a Chinese folk tale, and the award-winning The Funny Little Woman, which was the recipient of the Caldecott Medal for illustration in 1973.

She was born as Arlene Tichy on August 27, 1921, in Cleveland, Ohio to Edward J. Tichy, an engraver and Marie Fingulin Tichy. She attended Ohio Wesleyan University, where she was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1942, and later attended Western Reserve University (now Case Western Reserve University) where she graduated with a Master of Science in Library Science degree in 1959. She married sales engineer Victor H. Mosel on December 26, 1942, with whom she h...more


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Tikki Tikki Tembo
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4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 37,167 ratings — published 1968 — 36 editions
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The Funny Little Woman
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3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2007 — 2 editions
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