Nebraska Authors

Frank Jacobs

Born 1929 Lincoln, NE (USA)

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE (1929-52)
New York, NY
Burbank, CA

Author Of

  • Biography
  • Poetry


Freelance writer; Humor; Light verse; Biography


BA, 1951, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE


Freelance writer 1957--


Canvas Confidential. 1963.
30 Ways to Stop Smoking. 1964
The Highly Unlikely Celebrity Cookbook. 1964.
Alvin Steadfast on Vernacular Island. 1965.
Mad for Better or Verse. 1968. (new ed. 1975)
Sing Along With Mad. 1970/1972.
Mad About Sports. 1972.
Mad World of William M. Gaines. 1972.
Mad's Talking Stamps. 1974.
Mad Jumble Book. 1975.
More Mad About Sports. 1977.
Mad Around the World. 1979.
Mad Goes Wild. 1981.

Also contributed verse to An Almanack of Words at Play.

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