Ipcar, Dahlov (1917 - )

Genre: Children's Literature, Young Adult

Dahlov Zorach Ipcar was born in Windsor, Vermont and summered in Maine as a child. She married Adolph Ipcar (1905 - 2003) when she was 18 and they moved to a Robinhood, Maine farm where she's lived since 1937.

Ipcar has written and illustrated over 80 children's and young adult books, many repeating her primary images of animals and farm life.

Selected Bibliography

  • The Little Fisherman (1944)
  • Animal Hide and Seek (1947)
  • One Horse Farm (1950)
  • World Full of Horses (1955)
  • The Wonderful Egg (1958)
  • Ten Big Farms (1958)
  • Brown Cow Farm: A Counting Book (1959)
  • I Like Animals (1960)
  • Deep Sea Farm (1961)
  • Stripes and Spots (1961)
  • Wild and Tame Animals (1962)
  • Lobsterman (1962)
  • Black and White (1963)
  • I Love My Anteater with an A (1964)
  • Calico Jungle (1965)
  • Horses of Long Ago (1965)
  • Bright Barnyard (1966)
  • General Felize (1967; ill. Kenneth Longtemps)
  • The Song of the Day Birds and the Night Birds (1967)
  • Whisperings and Other Things (1967)
  • The Wild Whirlwind (1968)
  • The Cat at Night (1969)
  • The Warlock of Night (1969)
  • The Marvelous Merry-Go-Round (1970)
  • Sir Addlepate and the Unicorn (1971)
  • The Cat Came Back (1971)
  • The Biggest Fish in the Sea (1972)
  • A Flood of Creatures (1973)
  • The Queen of Spells (1973)
  • The Land of Flowers (1974)
  • Bug City (1975)
  • Hard Scrabble Harvest (1976)
  • A Dark Horn Blowing (1978)
  • Lost and Found: A Hidden Animal Book (1981)
  • My Wonderful Christmas Tree (1986)
  • The Nightmare and Her Foal and other stories (1990)
  • Dahlov Ipcar's Farmyard Alphabet (2010)
  • Bring in the Pumpkins (date unknown)
  • Stripes and Spots (2012)
  • Dahlov Ipcar's Maine alphabet (2012)

Selected Resources

Dahlov Ipcar, Artist by Pat Davidson Reef (1987)

Selected Links