From those famous ducklings to Homer Price’s delicious donuts, generations of children have grown up delighting in the timeless stories of Robert McCloskey. Here, for the first time, all of his published works–Make Way for Ducklings, Blueberries for Sal, Lentil, Time of Wonder, One Morning in Maine, Burt Dow, Deep-Water Man, Homer Price and Centerburg Tales–are brought together. With biographical information and photographs, and an introduction by renowned critic Leonard Marcus that outlines McCloskey’s career and his unforgettable contribution to children’s literature, this collection is an in-depth look at the life and work of an extraordinary children’s book legend.
Robert McCloskey (1914-2003) wrote and illustrated some of the most honored and enduring children’s books ever published. He grew up in Hamilton, Ohio, and spent time in Boston, New York, and ultimately Maine, where he and his wife raised their… More about Robert McCloskey