Blueberries for Sal
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"Blueberries for Sal" Quotes

By Robert McCloskey

picture books | 56 pages | Published in 1948

Caldecott Honor BookWhat happens when Sal and her mother meet a mother bear and her cub? A beloved classic is born!Kuplink, kuplank, kuplunk! Sal and her mother a picking blueberries to can for the winter. But when Sal wanders to the other side of Blueberry Hill, she discovers a mama bear preparing for her own long winter.  Meanwhile Sal's mother is being followed by a small bear with a big appetite for berries! Will each mother go home with the right little one?With its expressive line drawings and charming story, Blueberries for Sal has won readers' hearts since its first publication in 1948.

ISBN_13:9780670175918

Quotes

Kerplink, kerplank, kerplunk!

Robert McCloskey

All at once Sal broke away and ran for a nearby blueberry bush.

Robert McCloskey

Kerplink, kerplank, kerplunk! went the berries into the pail.

Robert McCloskey

Mother Bear asked, 'Little Bear, have you been eating my blueberries?'

Robert McCloskey

Little Bear looked up at her with his big round eyes and said, 'I ate them all up.'

Robert McCloskey

Sal sat down to eat her berries.

Robert McCloskey

Sal went on picking and eating.

Robert McCloskey

Sal picked three berries and dropped them in the pail.

Robert McCloskey

They ate all their berries, and then went back to the blueberry patch for more.

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