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Blueberries for Sal (Picture Puffins) [Paperback]

By Robert McCloskey (Author)
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Item description for Blueberries for Sal (Picture Puffins) by Robert McCloskey...

Little Bear and Sal both go berrying with their mothers, but after sitting down to rest, they each end up following the other one's mother

Publishers Description
"Caldecott Honor Book"
What happens when Sal and her mother meet a mother bear and her cub? A beloved classic is born
"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 mama 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 color and flavor of the sea and pine-covered Maine countryside."
"-School Library Journal," starred review.

Awards and Recognitions
Blueberries for Sal (Picture Puffins) by Robert McCloskey has received the following awards and recognitions -
  • Caldecott Medal - 1949 Honor Book - Picture Book category

Citations And Professional Reviews
Blueberries for Sal (Picture Puffins) by Robert McCloskey has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
  • Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2010 page 1430
  • Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/1991 page 677
  • Wilson Children's Catalog 96 - 01/01/1996 page 707
  • Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2001 page 656
  • Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2006 page 945

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Puffin
Pages   64
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 7" Width: 8.7" Height: 0.4"
Weight:   0.45 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Oct 1, 2003
Publisher   Puffin
Grade Level  Pre School  
Age  2-5
Series  Learning Language Arts Through Literature  
ISBN  014050169X  
ISBN13  9780140501698  
UPC  051488006992  

Availability  186 units.
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More About Robert McCloskey

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! 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.

Robert McCloskey lived in Deer Isle, in the state of Maine. Robert McCloskey was born in 1914 and died in 2003.

Robert McCloskey has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Picture Puffin Books

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Reviews - What do customers think about Blueberries for Sal (Picture Puffins)?

wonderful childs book  Apr 15, 2008
I loved this book as a child so I got it for my
grandchildren. They aren't as impressed with
the pictures from 1950 as I was, but still is
a good story.
blueberries for sal--  Mar 12, 2008
sweet book for little kids. It is an excellent book to read aloud to your children and grandchildren. It is about a girl out picking berries for her mom and it shows a baby bear doing the same for his mom.
My niece loves this book  Jan 16, 2008
She has hundreds of books and everytime I visit she would ask me to read her this book. She loves the illustrations... especially the seal!
Toddler Loves It, and Wants Blueberries for Breakfast!  Jan 11, 2008
I can not tell you how many times I have made blueberry pancakes since we got BLUEBERRIES FOR SAL. My 2 1/2 year old boy loves, loves, loves this book. It has a bit more of a plot than someone his age is used to. The first time we got to a point where the story switches for the moment from the story of Sal and her mommy to the story of Little Bear and his mommy, he stopped me and paged back to look at the pages abiout Sal some more. Once we got past that, he came to love BLUEBERRIES FOR SAL. We read this one over, and over, and over. I have the sense that this book stretched out how much story he could manage, as it is longer and more complex than any storybook we had tried previously.

BLUEBERRIES FOR SAL has also been a great seasonal story for us in fall and early winter. The book is set in fall, and it has allowed us to talk about seasons. Our boy is quite interested in the idea of winter and how the people and the bears are both getting ready for winter.

BLUEBERRIES FOR SAL was one of our bedtime stories tonight, and I have a promise now to make blueberry pancackes for breakfast again. We love BLUEBERRIES FOR SAL!
Children's classic  Jan 7, 2008
I'm not sure if this book is old enough to be considered a classic, but I read it to my children many times as they were growing up and recently bought a copy for my granddaughters. They also have enjoyed the story of a little girl and a bear cub who get mixed up on whose mothers they follow on Blueberry Hill. It might make you want to take your children (or grandchildren) blueberry picking!

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