#31 Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey () 54 points. It’s hard to pick a favorite McCloskey, but I think of this one every time I pick. 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.

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Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. And the story fir fun, too, even though that situation in real life might end up being a sad story.

This page was last edited on 20 Februaryat McCloskey’s wife and eldest daughter Sally are reputed to be the models for little Sal and her mother in Blueberries for Sala picture book set on a “Blueberry Hill” in the vicinity. Blueberry bushes and pine trees cover rolling hills that are perfect habitat for crows and partridges, and humans and bears alike. Fo mother has nerves of steel.

The typeface is large enough for early readers. The black and white illustrations are the perfect mixture of simplicity and detail. Set in a small town in Maine this picture book piece uses a single dark blue color and block printing for the illustrations.

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I would probably recommend this book only with a caveat: She knew just what made that kind of a noise. What they don’t realize is that a mother bear and her cub have also come to Blueberry Hill to eat berries for the winter.

June 1, at 2: She gets into mischief and causes her mom no end of trouble. This continues as she and her mother concentrate on the berries and gradually get separated on the hill.

Blueberries for Sal

Nowadays the patches are picked over early by commercial teams. They’re just fingernails on my personal blackboard.

I spent a lot of time with this one as a young child. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The story is interesting and there is quite a bit of tension in it for kids.

This inviting scene hints at the feelings of peace, serenity and happiness that this book will evoke. The bear’s way of preparing for winter is more natural for Sal who soon wanders off to eat. Mother wants to take her berries home and can them for next winter. Refresh and try again. And Little Sal and her mother went down the other side of Blueberry Hill, picking berries all the way, and drove home with food to can for next winter — a whole pail of blueberries and three more besides.

He ended up enjoying the story, and I enjoyed reading it to him. What happens when Sal and her mother meet a mother bear and her cub? This story is still relevant after 60 years. He gave it 5 stars.

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

Review quote Winner of A Caldecott Honor A Fuse8 Top Picture Book title “The adventures of a little girl and a baby bear while hunting for blueberries with their mothers one bright summer day. As a Caldecott Fr, this would be considered in the “classic category. Sep 16, Lisa Vegan rated it it was amazing Shelves: Such a delightful story! Such a carefree time, I wish it were still that way.


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Beautifully written, it is sure to delight. Caldecott Honor Book What happens when Sal and her mother meet a mother bear and her cub? Recommended for ages 2 to 6. Both delightful tales that children of all ages will love. She picked three mccloskeh and dropped them, kuplink, kuplank, kuplunk, in her small tin pail.

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A Pocket for Corduroy Dan Freeman. These drawings will introduce children to the beauty of both art and nature, and allow pre-readers to follow the story.

Either way, reading this book will make you and your child as happy as if you were eating blueberries in a meadow. Second of all, what’s not to love about a story of mistaken identity set in a blueberry patch?

Sal and her mother go out to pick blueberries. Rabbit Ears Book Blog Little Sal brought along her small tin pail and her mother brought her large tin pail to put berries in. Now wasn’t there another book that had letter K words?