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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Text is clean and white, no marks, appears unread. I have since learned that black and white illustrations are useful for the development of young minds.

Blueberries For Sal by McCloskey, Robert

Other books in this series. Also, the images are mainly in black and white, which gives this book an old fashioned feel to the story, even though this book was actually made during the late 40s.

Fine in Fine dust jacket. I will hustle that way!

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

I like that it’s illustrated in only black and white; the drawings are very vivid. The narrator does a great job with the different voices of everyone in the story.

It is Maine, it is blueberry picking, mcclsokey 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. 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.


We are experiencing technical difficulties. I still have my original copy. Sal drops three berries in her bucket, then eats them. The bear’s way of preparing for winter is more natural for Sal who soon wanders off to eat.

My 2 year old and 5 year old adore this book. I grew up listening to my mom read this one. Want to Read saving….

Previous owner’s name in penicl to top edge of ffep. He hunted and hunted but his mother was nowhere to be seen. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Sep 16, Lisa Vegan rated it it was amazing Shelves: The obvious parallels between Little Sal and Little Bear were great hits with the kids. The illustrations match the description of the story with beautiful, realistic, linear style drawings of the protagonists out and about in nature. A sequel, One Morning in Mainetakes place a few years later, and revisits little Sal and her mother, and introduces Sal’s father and younger sister.

The story is of a little girl Sal and her mother as they go out into the country to pick blueberries for winter, and a bear and his mother as they go to eat berries for winter from the other side of the same hill.

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The adventures of little Sal and the baby bear while hunting for blueberrie What a charming book! Log-in or create an account first! Blueberries for SalRobert McCloskey.


She knew just what made that kind of a noise. Blueberries for Sal Robert McCloskey. Return to Book Page.

Blueberries for Sal

Would recommend for all ages: Peggy died in Jun 24, years. If you’re brave and ambitious, make a batch of jam blueberriws relish!

He has perfectly captured the innocence and drama of the little girl and little bear and the grandeur of the great outdoors. This book-and-audio edition features the Puffin rober picture book edition of Blueberries for Sal accompanied by a compact disc that features a lively, professional bluebdrries of the story. Open Preview See a Problem? The nephew thought this book was funny. But when Sal wanders to the other side of Blueberry Hill, she discovers a mama bear preparing for her own long winter.

Books by Robert McCloskey. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. And the kids will love it too! Dec 12, Tessa Baer rated it it was ok Shelves: Sep 30, 64 Pages years.

The end papers show Sal again playing in the kitchen while her mother cans berries. Little Sal’s mother is picking blueberries to can for winter; Little Bear’s mother is eating blueberries–and encouraging Little Bear to eat blueberries–so they can save up lots of fat for hibernating that winter.