Arlene Mosel

Arlene Mosel was born in 1921 in Cleveland, Ohio. She was a librarian and author who collaborated with Blair Lent on two award-winning children's picture books: Tikki Tikki Tembo, which received the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award and was named an ALA Notable Book as well as a New York Times Best Children's Book, and The Funny Little Lady, which won the Caldecott Medal and a 1974 Hans Christian Andersen International Children's Book Award.