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Robert McCloskey Sketches for "Make Way for Ducklings"

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Born in 1914 in Hamilton, Ohio, Robert McCloskey came to Boston to attend the now-defunct Vesper George Art School. He left to live in New York for a time and established a career as an author and illustrator in the late 1930s. Over the years, he became the force behind beloved tales like Homer Price, Blueberries for Sal, and Time of Wonder. His most famous work is Make Way for Ducklings, which tells the story of a pair of mallards in Boston who take their eight ducklings from the Charles River to Boston's Public Garden. The Boston Public Library has digitized over 100 of McCloskey's studies for this wonderful work for consideration by the general public. Visitors can zoom in and look around and some of these great works. Visitors can also create their own curated collections for use at a later date.
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November 1st, 2013
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October 31st, 2013 at 8:58am
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October 31st, 2013 at 11:45am
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