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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It’s a silly sounding premise, but hey, pulling off silly in an endearing way is the ticket to a classic children’s book! Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Madeline in London Ludwig Bemelmans. She picked three blueverries and dropped them, kuplink, kuplank, kuplunk, in her small tin pail. Babies and mothers meet up unexpectedly. This page was last edited on 20 Februaryat Illustrated endpapers and front cover. The Mcloskey of Ferdinand Munro Leaf.
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Would recommend for all ages: 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.
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When Sal and her mother go blueberrying, they are both too busy picking or in Sal’s case, eating to keep an eye on one another. This is just sweet.
But when Sal wanders to the other side of Blueberry Hill, she discovers a mother bear preparing for her own long winter. She has served on Newbery, written for Horn Book, and has done other lovely little things that she’d love to tell you about but that she’s sure you’d find more interesting to hear of in person.
Jan 28, Becky rated it it was amazing Shelves: On the other side of Blueberry Hill, Little Bear came with his mother to eat blueberries. The image of Little Sal could easily be a little boy as well, so the reader can change the pronouns if they like.
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He gave it 5 stars. The black and white illustrations blueberies the perfect mixture of simplicity and detail. Read this any time of year, but especially in late summer or early fall, before or after a berry-picking or berry-buying excursion. Perhaps the story has a cautionary aspect for the parents who are reading the book to their children, to not let them get too far out of sight.
Top 100 Picture Books #31: Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey
Blueberries for Sal could potentially become a favourite for another generation Sal drops three berries in her bucket, then eats them. Little Bear also becomes separa First sentence: Follow up the shared story experience by enjoying a piece of bread smothered in jelly.
Sal ends up with the wrong mother! One sees in this opening picture Sal entertaining herself by placing the canning rings on her wrist and a spoon, a simple childlike act which helps to set the stage for Sal’s obvious child actions throughout the books. The end papers show Sal again playing in the kitchen while her mother cans berries. Previous owner’s presentation inscription on back of front free endpaper, dated Christmas, The book uses a number of visual and verbal techniques to compare and contrast the bear and the human families.
Feb 03, Miriam rated it really liked it Shelves: It takes the mothers several minutes to realize they’re being followed by the wrong child; it isn’t until the bear cub tries to eat from Sal’s mother’s bucket and the mother bear hears the “ku-plink, ku-plank, ku-plunk” sound of Sal dropping blueberries into her tin pail that they realize what happened.
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Blueberries For Sal
Her opinions are her own and do not reflect those of EPL, SLJ, or any of the other acronyms you might be able to name. Apr 21, Ronyell rated it it was amazing Shelves: Mcclowkey adore this one. Meanwhile Sal’s mother is being followed by a small bear with a big appetite for berries!
Little Sal and Little Bear both love, love, love to eat blueberries. Honestly, I think my favorite part as a kid was just staring at the endpapers with the scene of Sal and her mom in the kitchen, noticing all the details. Recommended for ages 2 to 6.
Sep 28, Heather rated it liked it Shelves: He laughed at the mix-up. I treasure all those drives up into the hills of the Targhee National Forest with my mom, aunts, sisters, and mcclkskey where we hiked into the huckleberry patches and heard the ping-ping-ping of berries hitting the bottom of our empty pails.