Robert McCloskey

Information about the Caldecott Award-winning author from Hamilton, Ohio, his books, and lesson plans for using his books, can be found here.


Biographical information from WOSU “Ohioana Authors”
Biographical information from “Ohio Reading Road Trip”
Nancy Schön website, with sculpture information. See a video interview about the “Make Way for Ducklings” statues, article about the “Lentil” statue, and more.
Robert McCloskey, from the Maine State Library. With links to resources. Recommended!

Blueberries for Sal
Literature Guide by Nancy Polette
Counting and Correspondence (math), by Wrenn Smith at UNC

Homer Price
An Economics and Literature Lesson, by Bonnie Meszaros (Scholastic)

Lesson plan from Weston Woods

Make Way for Ducklings
Choose to Read Ohio toolkit  Recommended!
Art lesson plan from Scholastic
Enrichment activities from Teacher Vision
Lesson plan and activities by Patricia Gable at Bright Hub
Ideas for making a diorama from Crayola

A Time of Wonder, from Weston Woods
“Robert McCloskey’s Hamilton Heritage,” by Richard O. Jones