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  • Bibliography:
    9 Books
  • First Book:
    January 1940
  • Latest Book:
    November 2004
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Book List in Order: 9 titles

  • Young Lentil wants to learn to sing, but no matter how hard he tries he can’t sing on key.  He can’t even pucker his lips to whistle!  So Lentil learns to play the harmonica instead and beautifully carries his tune through the winding s...

  • Mrs. Mallard was sure that the pond in the Boston Public Gardens would be a perfect place for her and her eight ducklings to live.  The problem was how to get them there through the busy streets of Boston.  But with a little help from the Boston po...

  • Caldecott Honor Book   Kuplink, kuplank, kuplunk!  Sal and her mother are picking blueberries on Blueberry Hill.  What happens when Sal and her mother meet a mother bear and her cub?  A beloved classic is born.   With its...

  • Centerburg might be your town. Grampa Hercules and his never-ending tall tales, Dulcy Dooner, the uncooperative citizen, unbusinesslike Uncle Ulysses and his friendly lunchroom, the flustered sheriff, the pompous judge -- they are all as American as ...

  • Caldecott Honor Book   When Sal loses her first tooth, she plans to put it under her pillow and make a wish.  But while she digs for clams with Dad, she loses the tooth.  How can she make her wish?  Luckily a trip to Buck’s H...

  • Winner of the Caldecott Medal! For fans of Blueberries for Sal, One Morning in Maine, and Make way for Ducklings."Out on the islands that poke their rocky shores above the waters of Penobscot Bay, you can watch the time of the world go by, from ...

  • Whenever Burt Dow, who lives in a snug little house on the Maine coast, sets out to sea, his pet giggling gull goes along. But this time, it will take all his might and some plain old ingenuity to save him and the gull from a raging storm....

  • Welcome to Centerburg! Where you can win a hundred dollars by eating all the doughnuts you want; where houses are built in a day; and where a boy named Homer Price can foil four slick bandits using nothing but his wits and pet skunk.The comic genius ...

  • 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...

Award-Winning Books by Robert McCloskey

Blueberries for Sal
2015 E.B. White Read Aloud Award -- Picture Bk Hall of Fame
Homer Price
1947 Young Reader's Choice Award -- Children's
Make Way for Ducklings
1942 Caldecott Medal -- Picture Book
Time of Wonder
1958 Caldecott Medal -- Picture Book

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Robert McCloskey has published 9 books.

Robert McCloskey does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Make Way for McCloskey, was published in November 2004.

The first book by Robert McCloskey, Lentil, was published in January 1940.

No. Robert McCloskey does not write books in series.