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Blueberries for Sal

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ISBN-10: 014050169X

ISBN-13: 9780140501698

Edition: 1976

Authors: Robert McCloskey, Robert McCloskey

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Book details

List price: $7.99
Copyright year: 1976
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 9/30/1976
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 64
Size: 9.00" wide x 7.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Robert McCloskey was born in Hamilton, Ohio on September 14, 1914. In 1932, he won a scholarship to the Vesper George Art School in Boston. Two years later he was commissioned to execute bas-reliefs for the municipal building in his hometown. Then he moved to New York to study at the National Academy of Design. He painted for two summers on Cape Cod, but only sold a few water colors during that time. After meeting with a children's book editor, he moved back Ohio and began to draw and paint the things around him in everyday life. The result was Lentil, the story of a boy and his harmonica in a typical Midwestern town. He returned to New York, where Viking Press acquired the book. He then…