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- DescriptionFrom those famous ducklings to Homer Price's delicious donuts, generations of children have grown up delighting in the timeless stories of Robert McCloskey. Here, for the first time, all of his published works--Make Way for Ducklings, Blueberries for Sal, Lentil, Time of Wonder, One Morning in Maine, Burt Dow, Deep-Water Man, Homer Price and Centerburg Tales--are brought together. With biographical information and photographs, and an introduction by rewned critic Leonard Marcus that outlines McCloskey's career and his unforgettable contribution to children's literature, this collection is an in-depth look at the life and work of an extraordinary children's book legend.
- Author BiographyRobert 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 <i>Make Way for Ducklings </i>and <i>Time of Wonder</i>, McCloskey was also awarded Caldecott Honors for <i>Blueberries for Sal, One Morning in Maine, </i>and <i>Journey Cake, Ho!</i> 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.
- Author(s)Leonard S Marcus,Robert McCloskey
- PublisherPenguin Putnam Inc
- Date of Publication01/10/2004
- SubjectSelf Improvement: General
- Place of PublicationNew York, NY
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintViking Press Inc
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight821 g
- Width237 mm
- Height312 mm
- Spine19 mm
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