Simms Taback


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in Bronx, The United States
January 01, 1932

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Simms Taback (born 1932) is an author and illustrator. He was born in the Bronx to a Jewish family. He is famous for illustrations for many children's books including, the Caldecott Medal winning, There was an Old Lady who Swallowed the Fly and Joseph Had a Little Overcoat, which have earned him many awards and praise in many circles. He was also a designer for CBS Records and The New York Times, was president of the Illustrators' Guild, and taught art at the School of Visual Arts and Syracuse University. He lives with his wife in Willows, New York.


Average rating: 4.17 · 65,573 ratings · 2,651 reviews · 69 distinct worksSimilar authors
There Was an Old Lady Who S...

4.21 avg rating — 45,772 ratings — published 1997 — 14 editions
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Joseph Had a Little Overcoat

4.12 avg rating — 16,325 ratings — published 1977 — 16 editions
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This is the House that Jack...

3.95 avg rating — 1,038 ratings — published 2002 — 10 editions
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Postcards from Camp

3.89 avg rating — 306 ratings — published 2011
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I Miss You Every Day

3.70 avg rating — 170 ratings — published 2007 — 2 editions
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Simms Taback's City Animals

3.87 avg rating — 141 ratings — published 2009
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Simms Taback's Safari Animals

4.02 avg rating — 123 ratings — published 2008 — 2 editions
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Kibitzers and Fools: Tales ...

3.78 avg rating — 97 ratings — published 2005 — 2 editions
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Dinosaurs: A Giant Fold-Out...

4.01 avg rating — 82 ratings — published 2012
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Simms Taback's Farm Animals

3.99 avg rating — 82 ratings — published 2011
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