Dahlov Zorach Ipcar

1917 - 

(1998 Kerlan Award)


The Kerlan Award is given "in recognition of singular attainments in the creation of children's literature and in appreciation for generous donation of unique resources to the Kerlan Collection for the study of children's literature." The books listed below are owned by the University of Minnesota Duluth Kathryn A. Martin Library.


Ipcar, Dahlov Zorach. (1947). Animal hide & seek. New York : W.R. Scott Inc. PRIM-FIC I644An

Shows the idea of animal camouflage as a hide and seek for young children.

Ipcar, Dahlov Zorach. (1959). Brown Cow Farm; a counting book. Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday. PRIM-FIC I644br

A counting book which tells of the animals on Brown Cow Farm, from one brown horse in a box stall, through twenty puppies, to one hundred goslings swimming in the marshes.

Ipcar, Dahlov Zorach. (1961). Deep sea farm. New York : Knopf. PRIM-FIC I644De

A deep sea farmer, a man with a fish's tail and a kind heart, runs an undersea farm where he raises and works with fish, and spends the rest of the time freeing fish caught in fishermen's nets and traps.

Ipcar, Dahlov. (1964). I love my anteater with an A. New York : Knopf. PRIM-FIC I644i

An alphabet book which for each letter gives an animal, reasons for hating and loving him, his name, the place he comes from, what he lives on, and what his occupation is, all beginning with the same letter.

Ipcar, Dahlov. (1974). The land of flowers. New York : Viking. PRIM-FIC I644La

Two lambs stray from the flock and climb a rainbow into a wonderful land of giant flowers.

Ipcar, Dahlov. (1981). Lost and found: a hidden animal book. Garden City N.Y. : Doubleday. PRIM-FIC I644Lo

The narrator looks for her pets which are hiding right under her nose.

Ipcar, Dahlov. (1967). The song of the day birds and the night birds. Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday. PRIM-FIC I644so

Two line verses about many day and night birds, with color illustrations.

Ipcar, Dahlov. (1958). Ten big farms. New York : Knopf. PRIM-FIC I644te

A city family that wants to buy a farm visits ten different kinds of farms, including a chicken farm, a wheat farm, and a dairy farm, but buys a farm which has everything.

Ipcar, Dahlov Zorach. (1967). Whisperings and other things. New York : Knopf. 811 I644w

A collection of poems by Dahlov Ipcar about such things as animals, Christmas, birds, fish, and the seasons.

Ipcar, Dahlov Zorach. (1958). The wonderful egg. Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday. PRIM-FIC I644W

Brief descriptions and illustrations of many different kinds of dinosaurs, plant-eating, hunting, or sea-dwelling, which inhabited the earth long ago.

Author/Illustrator Information

Berman, R. (2001). Dahlov Ipcar. The Kerlan Awards in children's literature, 1975-2001 (pp. 245-256). St. Paul: Pogo Press. REF PN 497 .K47 2001

Dahlov Ipcar (Islandport Press) http://www.islandportpress.com/dahlov/biblio.html

The World of Dahlov Ipcar http://www.exitfive.com/dahlov/

Autobiography Dahlov Ipcar. (2004). In Something about the author (Vol.147, pp.112-126). Detroit: Gale. PN 451 .S6 & Online V. 1 - 189, 1971- 2009

Ipcar, Dahlov (Zorach) 1917- . (2004). In Something about the author (Vol.147, pp.108-111). Detroit: Gale. PN 451 .S6 & Online V. 1 - 189, 1971- 2009

Ipcar, Dahlov (Zorach) 1917- . (1987). In Something about the author (Vol. 49, pp.135-146). Detroit: Gale. PN 451 .S6 & Online V. 1 - 189, 1971- 2009

Ipcar, Dahlov (Zorach) 1917- . (1971). In Something about the author (Vol.1, pp.124-126). Detroit: Gale. PN 451 .S6 & Online V. 1 - 189, 1971- 2009

Dahlov Ipcar 1917 -. (1989). In Something about the author autobiography series (Vol. 8, pp. 145-164). Detroit: Gale. Online V. 1 - 189, 1971- 2009


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