2.15.2011

Burt Dow Deep Water Man, Robert McCloskey




















Burt Dow Deep Water Man
Written and illustrated by Robert McCloskey
Viking Press, 1963


My apologies for the pictures, my scanner is being persnickity.

Robert McCloskey (1914-2003) was a phenomenal illustrator. The author and illustrator of such books as: Lentil (1940), Homer Price (1943) and Blueberries for Sal (1948), McCloskey was the first author to win two Caldecott Medals for Make Way for Ducklings (1942) and Time of Wonder (1958). He also received two Caldecott Honor Medals for Blueberries for Sal and One Morning in Maine (1952). Other books illustrated by Robert McCloskey are Yankee Doodle's Cousins (1941), Tree Toad (1942), The Man Who Lost His Head (1942), Trigger John's Son (1949), Centerburg Tales (1951), Journey Cake Ho! (1953), Junket (1955), Henry Reed, Inc. (1958), Henry Reed's Journey (1963), Burt Dow Deep Water Man (1963), Henry Reed's Baby-Sitting Service (1966) and Henry Reed's Big Show (1970).

In 2000 Robert McCloskey was presented the Living Legend Award by the Library of Congress.   

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