What is One Morning in Maine about?

The book gives a small slice of everyday life in Maine, where McCloskey and his family moved following World War II. The story begins with McCloskey’s older daughter Sal’s good-naturedly assisting her little sister Jane during their morning routine of dressing and tooth-brushing.

Where does One Morning in Maine take place?

Outer Scott Island
Outer Scott Island, 6.2 acres in size and shaped like an “L,” is located off the southwestern shore of Little Deer Isle in Hancock County. It is the setting for McCloskey’s 1953 classic “ One Morning in Maine.”

Who wrote One Morning in Maine?

Robert McCloskey
One Morning in Maine/Authors

When was One Morning in Maine written?

One Morning in Maine (Picture Puffin Books) Paperback – Picture Book, September 30, 1976. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

Where did McCloskey live in Maine?

Deer Isle, where McCloskey lived before his death in 2003 at the age of 88, is now accessible by car.

Is McCloskey alive?

Deceased (1914–2003)
Robert McCloskey/Living or Deceased

Where does Blueberries for Sal take place?

Set in a small town in Maine this picture book piece uses a single dark blue color and block printing for the illustrations. Sal and Sal’s mother are modeled after McCloskey’s daughter, Sally, and wife Peggy.

When was Blueberries for Sal written?

With its expressive line drawings and charming story, Blueberries for Sal has won readers’ hearts since its first publication in 1948.

Is Blueberries for Sal a true story?

It was awarded the Caldecott Honor in 1949. The story features a little girl, Sal, and her mother as they go and pick blueberries for winter—and a bear cub and his mother as they go and eat berries for winter from the other side of the same hill….Blueberries for Sal.

First edition cover
Author Robert McCloskey
ISBN 0-670-17591-9

What was the inspiration for the book Blueberries for Sal?

McCloskey’s stories were produced from the 1950s into the 1970s. The themes of many of his books were inspired by his summers spent on a Maine island, where he captured the experiences of his family with his pastel and tempura works that have become iconic images in the world of children’s books.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780140501698
Pages: 64
Sales rank: 10,865
Product dimensions: 7.15(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 3 – 7 Years