Author

Robert McCloskey

children's book author and illustrator from the United States

1914   -   2003

genre: fairy tale
country of citizenship: United States of America
educated at: National Academy of Design, Vesper George School of Art
occupation: writer, illustrator, children's writer, painter
award received: Caldecott Medal, Regina Medal, Library of Congress Living Legend

John Robert McCloskey (September 14, 1914 – June 30, 2003) was an American writer and illustrator of children's books. He wrote and also illustrated nine picture books, and won two Caldecott Medals from the American Library Association for the year's best-illustrated picture book. Four of the nine books were set in Maine: Blueberries for Sal, One Morning in Maine, Time of Wonder, and Burt Dow, Deep-water Man; the last three were all set on the coast. His best-known work is Make Way For Ducklings, set in Boston. In longer works, he both wrote and illustrated Homer Price and he illustrated Keith Robertson's Henry Reed series.
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works

6

Make Way for Ducklings

children's book by Robert McCloskey

author: Robert McCloskey
illustrator: Robert McCloskey

1941

Time of Wonder

book by Robert McCloskey

author: Robert McCloskey
illustrator: Robert McCloskey

1957

Blueberries for Sal

children's book by Robert McCloskey

author: Robert McCloskey

1948

Burt Dow, Deep-water Man

book by Robert McCloskey

author: Robert McCloskey

Homer Price

character in two children's books by Robert McCloskey, illustrated short story collections; or the book series

author: Robert McCloskey

One Morning in Maine

children's book

author: Robert McCloskey

1952

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