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Arthur Dorros Papers

Summary Information
Title: Arthur Dorros Papers
Dates: 1991-1993
Creator: Dorros, Arthur
Extent: 1 folder
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-480
Contains typescripts for three titles.

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.


Radio Man, 1993

This is My House, 1992

Tonight is Carnival, 1991

Biographical Sketch

Arthur M. Dorros (pronounced doh-rohs) was born May 19, 1950 in Washington D.C. He was educated at the University of Wisconsin and Pacific Oaks College. After working at various jobs he became a writer of both fiction and non-fiction, and an illustrator, receiving numerous awards for his work. He has written several bilingual (English/Spanish) books, beginning with Abuela and Tonight is Carnaval . Non-fiction works include Ant Cities , which describes how ants live and work together, and This is My House , which describes 22 houses around the world, their milieu, and the people who live in them.

Biographical Sources: Something About the Author , vol. 78, 122; Something About the Author Autobiography Series , vol. 20 Children's Literature Review vol. 42

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection includes 3 typescripts, 1 apiece for 3 titles, and one jacket proof.

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.
  • Dorros, Arthur
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Radio Man 1993 
Note  New York: Harper, Collins, 1993
Box MF1950
Typescript (10 p.)  Box MF1950
This is My House 1992 
Note  New York: Scholastic, 1992
Box MF1950
Typescript (5 p.)  Box MF1950
Tonight is Carnival 1991 
Note  New York: Dutton Children's Books, 1991
Box MF1950
Typescript (5 p.)  Box MF1950
jacket proof (1 p.)  Box MF1950