Thursday, March 26, 2009

blueberries for sal

Blueberries for Sal (caldecott honor)by Robert McCloskey is one of my all-time favorite picture books. i love it for so many reasons.

i love the illustrations . . . dark blue color with block printing.

i love the time period . . . 1948 copyright.

i love the story line . . . a little girl (sal) and her mother set off in search of blueberries at the same time as a mother bear and her cub. A quiet comedy of errors ensues when the young ones wander off and absentmindedly trail the wrong mothers.

but i think the reason i love it most is because i can remember my mom reading it to me when i was younger.

kuplink, kuplank, kuplunk

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