What happens when Sal and her mother meet a mother bear and her cub? A Caldecott Honor Book! Kuplink, kuplank, kuplunk! Sal and her mother a picking. Full text of “BLUEBERRIES FOR SAL – ENG – ROBERT MCCLOSKEY”. See other formats. ONE day, Little Sal went with her mother to Blueberry Hill to pick. Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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About Blueberries for Sal What happens when Sal and her mother meet a mother bear and her cub? This is a fun story to read, with mirroring tales of the mamas and their babies. Blueberries for Sal 11 19 Oct 30, Sal and her mother a picking bluebetries to can for the winter. Would recommend for all ages: Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading.

Sep 17, 64 Pages years Buy. Her opinions are her own and do not reflect those of EPL, SLJ, or any of the other acronyms you might be able to name. At the same time, a bear cub and mother are eating blueberries for the winter, and they do the same thing. She was old enough to mcclooskey shy of people, even a very small person like Little Sal.

Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Looking for More Great Reads? It is Maine, it is blueberry picking, it is I think I have read this book at least 30 times and I have bought 10 copies of it for friends out of state. This mccoskey just sweet. Little Sal and Little Bear mix up their mothers on Blueberry Hill and we loved the plink, plank plunk of the blueberries into the pail. Looking for beautiful books?


Little Sal becomes tired, and ultimately becomes separated from her mother. She gets into mischief and causes her mom no end of trouble. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included.

Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey

Rubbing to cover edges and corners, light rubbing and soiilng to bluebdrries. The book uses a number of visual and verbal techniques to compare and contrast the bear and the human families. Either way, reading this book will make you and your child as happy as if you were eating blueberries in a meadow.

Sal and the bear cub get mixed up and follow after the wrong mother.

Blueberries For Sal

Just perfect and charming, still and always. The typeface is large enough for early readers. Where, oh where, is my child?

It was awarded the Caldecott Honor in blueberrries Words are repeated to emphasize the similarities of the little bear and little child. A beloved classic is born! Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject. She was walking along, picking berries, and thinking about canning them for next winter.

Top 100 Picture Books #31: Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey

He has perfectly captured the innocence and drama of the little girl and little bear and the grandeur of the great outdoors. She picked three berries and dropped them, kuplink, kuplank, kuplunk, in her small tin pail.

Robert McCloskey has done an amazing job at both writing and illustrating this book. Hardcover56 pages. Jul 10, Steve Holden rated it really bluebsrries it.


At the same time a mother bear and her young cub go blueberry eating to prepare for winter. It’s not that interesting. The adventures of little Sal and the baby bear while hunting for blueberrie What a charming book! Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet.

This introduction to the beauty of nature might be extra important to city kids, and outweighs the concern that they might not be able to relate. Russell Books Ltd Condition: I enjoy this book too – highly recommended!


He ended up enjoying the story, and I enjoyed reading it to him. Children’s oblong hardcover picture book blueberrries light-blue cloth boards with dark-blue lettering and illustration to spine and front; no jacket; pictorial endpapers; 55 pages; 4th printing.

Blueberries for Sal could potentially become a favourite for another generation McCloskey’s wife and eldest daughter Sally are reputed to be the models for little Sal and her mother in Blueberries for Mccloskfya picture book set on a “Blueberry Hill” in the vicinity. Little Sal struggled along behind, picking blueberries and eating every single one.

Previous owner’s presentation inscription on back of front free endpaper, dated Christmas,