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Jack Prelutsky Collection

Summary Information
Title: Jack Prelutsky Collection
Dates: 1967-1974
Creator: Prelutsky, Jack
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1776
The materials in the collection are from two titles, one of which was translated by Jack Prelutsky and the other illustrated by Arnold Lobel. The papers are corrected typescript.

Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections

Access and Use
Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required.


This collection is protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials.


Mountain-bounder; Rollicking Rhymes and Pictures, 1967

Circus, 1974

Biographical Sketch

Jack Prelutsky was born September 8, 1940 in Brooklyn, NY. He attended Hunter College (later called City University of New York) and has studied voice at several music schools. He is married. His hobbies and other interests include making sculptures, bicycling, inventing word games, collecting books and model frogs. Mr. Prelutsky has had a variety of jobs, but he is most known as a poet and singer. His children's books have won many awards and are very popular with children and adults. Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 118, p. 168-172

Collection Scope and Content Note

The materials in the collection contain corrected typescript for a book translated by Mr. Prelutsky and one illustrated by Arnold Lobel.

Subject Terms
Indexing Terms
  • The collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Prelutsky, Jack
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Mountain-bounder; Rollicking Rhymes and Pictures 1967 
Note Translated by Jack Prelutsky and illustrated by Heinrich Hoffmann-Donner
New York: Macmillan, 1967
Box M. F. 661
Typescript, corrected with front matter (16 p.)  Box M. F. 661
Circus 1974 
Note Illustrated by Arnold Lobel
New York: Macmillan, 1974
Box M. F. 572
Corrected photocopied typescript (18 p.)  Box M. F. 572