Entries Tagged as 'Robert McCloskey'

Blueberries for Sal

November 24th, 2009 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Robert McCloskey’s classic book describes a chance encounter between a child and her momma and a bear cub and his momma. When both families head to Blueberry Hill to stock up on fruit for the winter, the little ones get separated from their mothers and begin to follow the wrong mothers […]

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Make Way for Ducklings

November 17th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Published in 1941, Robert McCloskey‘s well-known picture book conveys respect for animals and kindness toward them.  Mr. and  Mrs. Mallard set up their home in Boston, carefully selecting a safe location, building their nest, and hatching eight ducklings.   When they agree to meet in the pond in the Public Garden, Mrs. […]

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