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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You can contact her at Fusenumber8 gmail. Of course, he only wanted to taste a few of what was inside, but there were so many and they were so close together, that he tasted a Tremendous Mouthful by mistake. My 2 year old and 5 year old adore this book. Little Sal becomes tired, and ultimately becomes separated from her mother.

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Please try again later. Set in a small town in Maine this picture book piece that uses a single dark blue color and block printing for the illustrations. It has beautiful illustrations about Sal and her mum picking blueberries robet a mumma bear and her baby are on the other side of the hill doing the same thing. 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.

Then she turned and walked away quickly to look for Little Sal.

New plastic protective jacket. And the story is fun, too, even though that situation in real life might end up being a sad story. June 2, at 6: Buleberries a Caldecott Winner, this would be considered in the “classic category.


Jul 22, Mary rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: It adds an extra element to the experience methinks. I loved this book when I was a kid and I think it holds up well today. Blueberries for Sal could potentially become a favourite for another generation Little Bear stopped now and then to eat berries. Jul 10, Steve Holden rated it really liked it. Mcclosskey books in this series. A wonderful Maine story of blueberry picking, wildlife, and mothers and their children.

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What a charming book! Partly for my niece and partly because of: About Robert McCloskey Robert McCloskey wrote and illustrated some of the most honored and enduring children’s books ever published. Feb 06, 9 Minutes years Buy. Children’s oblong hardcover picture book with light-blue cloth boards with dark-blue lettering and illustration to spine and front; no jacket; pictorial endpapers; 55 pages; 4th printing.

But when Sal wanders to the other side of Blueberry Hill, she discovers a mama bear preparing for her own long winter. Ultimately each child is reunited with its proper mother and they both leave the hill. 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.

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June 1, at 2: If you’re rbert and ambitious, make a batch of jam to relish! Slightly repetitive to appeal to the younger ages, but with a lovely storyline for primary aged kids. Terrific book for either young reader or old too or to read to your children, as I did. Sal drops three berries in her bucket, then eats them.

Little Sal tramped right along behind. The obvious parallels between Little Sal and Little Bear were great hits with the kids.

Blueberries for Sal

It is Maine, it is blueberry picking, it is “life as it should be. Viking, A fine first edition in a near fine dust jacket with the original price still present on the jacket.


Then she turned around and fir off very fast to hunt for Little Bear. I treasure all those drives up into the hills of the Targhee National Forest with my mom, aunts, sisters, and cousins where we hiked into the huckleberry patches and heard the ping-ping-ping of berries hitting the bottom of our empty pails. Follow up the shared story experience by enjoying a piece of bread smothered in jelly. Sal and her mother go out to pick blueberries.

Blueberriess wear to the cover and pages. Little Bear and his vy went home down one side of Blueberry Hill, eating blueberries all the way, and full of food stored up for bluebetries winter. Sal and her mother set off in search of blueberries for the winter at the same time as a mother bear and her cub.

She was old enough to be shy of bears, even very small bears like Little Bear. Adorable illustrations, but the only thing I could think about while reading the book was that reality would have been a completely different story altogether!

A clean book with no writing. I will hustle that way! I don’t think it’s suitable for kids who live in areas where there are actual bears; it could easily give them the wrong idea. Second of all, what’s not to love blueberrids a story of mistaken identity set in a blueberry patch? Lovely copy of this much loved Caldecott Honor Winner.

There are many sound effects that the reader can emphasize to the delight of the listeners. She knew just what made that kind of a noise.