Robert McCloskey 1914-2003

July 2003
Publishers Weekly;7/7/2003, Vol. 250 Issue 27, p21
Trade Publication
Pays tribute to Robert McCloskey, author-illustrator of children's books, who died on June 30, 2003. Success of his book 'Make Way for Ducklings'; Information on other books he published; Contribution to the book industry.


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