Paul Goble


Born
in Halsmere, The United Kingdom
September 27, 1933

Died
January 05, 2017

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Paul Goble was an award winning author and illustrator of children's books. He has won both the Caldecott Medal and The Library of Congress' Children's Book of the Year Award.
He gave his entire collection of original illustrations to the South Dakota Art Museum in Brookings, South Dakota.
Goble, a native of England, studied at the Central School of Art in London. He became a United States citizen in 1984. Goble's life-long fascination with Native Americans of the plains began during his childhood when he became intrigued with their spirituality and culture.
His illustrations accurately depict Native American clothing, customs and surroundings in brilliant color and detail. Goble researched ancient stories and retold them for his young
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Average rating: 4.08 · 12,037 ratings · 1,068 reviews · 51 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses

4.11 avg rating — 9,499 ratings — published 1978 — 27 editions
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The Gift of the Sacred Dog

4.04 avg rating — 278 ratings — published 1980 — 9 editions
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Buffalo Woman

4.08 avg rating — 239 ratings — published 1984 — 9 editions
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Star Boy

4.20 avg rating — 155 ratings — published 1983 — 6 editions
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The Legend of the White Buf...

4.12 avg rating — 148 ratings — published 1998 — 4 editions
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Her Seven Brothers

4.14 avg rating — 138 ratings — published 1988 — 8 editions
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Mystic Horse

4.06 avg rating — 128 ratings — published 2003 — 2 editions
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Dream Wolf

4.02 avg rating — 123 ratings — published 1990 — 5 editions
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Love Flute

4.06 avg rating — 119 ratings — published 1992 — 5 editions
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Iktomi and the Boulder

3.68 avg rating — 98 ratings — published 1988 — 7 editions
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“We did not think of the great open plains, the beautiful rolling hills and the winding streams with tangled growth, as 'wild'. Only to the white man was nature a 'wilderness' and only to him was the land 'infested' with 'wild' animals and 'savage' people. To us it was home. Earth was beautiful and we were surrounded with the blessings of the Great Mystery." - Chief Standing River of the Lakota”
Paul Goble, Dream Wolf