Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey
  

Synopsis

Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey

Kuplink, kuplank, kuplunk! Sal and her mother a picking blueberries to can for the winter. But when Sal wanders to the other side of Blueberry Hill, she discovers a mother bear preparing for her own long winter. Meanwhile Sal's mother is being followed by a small bear with a big appetite for berries! Will each mother go home with the right little one? With its expressive line drawings and charming story, Blueberries for Sal has won readers' hearts since its first publication in 1948. The adventures of a little girl and a baby bear while hunting for blueberries with their mothers one bright summer day. All the colour and flavour of the sea and pine-covered Maine countryside. School Library Journal, starred review.

Reviews

Winner of A Caldecott HonorA Fuse8 Top 100 Picture Book title The adventures of a little girl and a baby bear while hunting for blueberries with their mothers one bright summer day. All the color and flavor of the sea and pine-covered Maine countryside. School Library Journal, starred review.

About the Author

Robert McCloskey (1914-2003) wrote and illustrated some of the most honored and enduring children's books ever published. He grew up in Hamilton, Ohio, and spent time in Boston, New York, and ultimately Maine, where he and his wife raised their two daughters. The first ever two-time Caldecott Medal winner, for Make Way for Ducklings and Time of Wonder, McCloskey was also awarded Caldecott Honors for Blueberries for Sal, One Morning in Maine, and Journey Cake, Ho! by Ruth Sawyer. He was declared a Living Legend by the Library of Congress in 2000. You can see some of his best-loved characters immortalized as statues in Boston's Public Garden and Lentil Park in Hamilton, Ohio.

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Format

Hardback
64 pages

Author

Robert McCloskey
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Publisher

Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

28th July 1983

ISBN

9780140501698


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