Robert McCloskey
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Robert McCloskey

John Robert McCloskey (September 15, 1914 - June 30, 2003) was an American writer and illustrator of children's books. He both wrote and illustrated eight picture books and won two Caldecott Medals from the American Library Association recognizing the year's best-illustrated picture book. Four of those eight books were set in Maine: Blueberries for Sal, One Morning in Maine, Time of Wonder, and Burt Dow, Deep-water Man; the last three all on the coast. His best-known work is another of the picture books, Make Way For Ducklings, set in Boston. In longer works, he both wrote and illustrated Homer Price and he illustrated Keith Robertson's Henry Reed.
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    • Homer Price

    • By: Robert McCloskey
    • Narrated by: Mike Ferrerir
    • Length: 2 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Welcome to Centerburg! Where you can win a hundred dollars by eating all the doughnuts you want, and where a boy named Homer Price can foil four bandits using nothing but his wits and pet skunk....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent! Included all chapters.

    • By Abby B on 11-17-18

    Regular price: $15.40

    • Blueberries for Sal

    • By: Robert McCloskey
    • Narrated by: Melba Sibrel
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Sal and her mother are 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....

    Regular price: $7.00

    • Burt Dow

    • Deep Water Man
    • By: Robert McCloskey
    • Narrated by: Tim Sample
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 22

    Burt catches himself a lot more than a fish when he and his trusty boat, the Tidely-Idely, put out to sea....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Children's Story for Adults

    • By Benw on 11-13-17

    Regular price: $2.95

    • Make Way for Ducklings

    • By: Robert McCloskey
    • Narrated by: Melba Sibrel
    • Length: 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Mrs. Mallard was sure that the pond in the Boston Public Gardens would be a perfect place for her and her eight ducklings to live. The problem was how to get them there through the busy streets of Boston....

    Regular price: $7.00

    • One Morning in Maine

    • By: Robert McCloskey
    • Narrated by: Lauren Davis
    • Length: 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Today is a special day for Sal, because she gets to go to Buck's Harbour with her dad. But when she wakes up to brush her teeth with her baby sister, she discovers something shocking....

    Regular price: $11.20

    • Time of Wonder

    • By: Robert McCloskey
    • Narrated by: James Naughton
    • Length: 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Lovely watercolor paintings capture the sights and sounds of nature on a Maine Island....

    Regular price: $1.99

    • Lentil

    • By: Robert McCloskey
    • Narrated by: Owen Jordan
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Lentil's harmonica playing saves the day when calamity threatens the homecoming celebration for the leading citizen of Alto, Ohio....

    Regular price: $9.07

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