Robert McCloskey: Of Ducks, Blueberries, a Harmonica, and a Donut Machine

Brodie, Carolyn S.
March 2006
School Library Media Activities Monthly;Mar2006, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p49
Profiles author John Robert McCloskey. Educational background of McCloskey; Books published by the author, including "Lentil"; Reason behind the lifelike portrayal of McCloskey of the ducks in his picture book "Make Way for Ducklings."


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