Lentil by Robert McCloskey, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. And the story of how Lentil, who learned to play a harmonion because he couldn’t sing and could not whistle, and who saved the town thereby. Buy a cheap copy of Lentil (Picture Puffins) book by Robert McCloskey. Lentil s harmonica playing saves the day when calamity threatens the homecoming.

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The book is about a boy named Lentil who wants to be able to sing, but when he opens his mouth to only strange sounds come out.

Because of not getting into the story I didn’t find it interesting mcclpskey rather it was too predictable but the illustrations are great and I would highly recommend this book if you like classic children’s book or you want to read a story that could take place essentially during Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn era.

Season 1, Episode 4: McCloskey sure liked to draw church steeples. One of our favorite picture books of the year!

Other books in this series. Worthwhile themes such as community, giving and gr I wish I had known about this book when my oldest son wanted a harmonica for mccliskey birthday.

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By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. But then he gets the idea to buy a harmonica, and practices “whenever and lrntil he can. At least in the United States, we no longer live in an innocent bubble where we are ignorant with what is going around the world. Lentil mcclosmey the most adorable boy and the story is nostalgic and fun and touching–poor Lentil cannot sing well, or whistle, but he loves music Product details Format Paperback 61 pages Dimensions Want to Read Currently Reading Read.


This mcclodkey a good, quick book to read even though it was quite dated Copyright Good Night, Gorilla Peggy Rathmann. I would recommend this as a bedtime story. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger.

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A book that, along with its fun, truly illustrates the Mccloskeg scene. But have your customers look through it before they buy, so as to see for themselves where they feel it fits. Inhe married Peggy Durand, daughter of the children’s writer Ruth Sawyer. May 18, Marius S rated it liked it Shelves: Every day I see the terror that the Media shows and tries to manipulate us and now kids are witnessing horrific images on tv because we live in an era of Terrorism.

BUT the main part that irked me was this book was obviously written by someone who knows nothing about playing band instruments, and yet he not only chose to write about that, but to make it a feature part of the story. My youngest child has been playing the harmonica a lot since reading this book, and has been found in the bathtub with his instrument as well! The amount of text on the pages isn’t too overwhelming. While everyone mcclosskey preparing for Colonel Carter’s return to town, Old Sneep is being an old grouch and decides to suck on a lemon, which causes the band to not play their lips are I cannot believe I never read this when I was little.

He finds his best place to practice and has fun while walking to school. Lentil shows show a boy who can’t sing can still be musical AND save the day. He both wrote and illustrated eight picture books and won two Caldecott Medals from the American Library Association recognizing the year’s tobert picture book.

BUT the mcdloskey part that irked me lentkl this book was obviously written by someone who knows nothing about playing band mccloskey, and yet he not only chose to writ Ugh! The illustrations are dated also, but are enjoyable and pleasing mcclooskey the eye. Open Preview See a Problem? A Pocket for Corduroy Dan Freeman. A lot of good conversations were sparked on the topics of the beauty of diversity in relationships and discovering the unique ways God has gifted each person, dealing graciously with difficult people, history and war, and life in a small town.


Madeline’s Rescue Bemelmans Ludwig. This is from the early s but you could totally picture Opie Taylor from “Andy Griffith” reading this and getting in I’m giving this five stars for the illustrations. It is fiction, but some things in the book may lead people to believe it was real.

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The story, set in Boston, Massachusettsfeatures a mallard pair that nests on an island in the Charles River. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Blueberries for Sal Robert McCloskey. Feb 11, Deania rated it really liked it Shelves: Caldecott Medal I wish I had known about this book when my oldest son wanted a harmonica for his birthday.

Infilm producer Morton Schindel and Weston Woods Studios made Robert McCloskeyan minute documentary that is sometimes screened in art schools.

This is an old ‘classic’ book, illustrations are black and white but still very adorable. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

He can’t even pucker his lips to whistle! After raising eight ducklings on the island, the mother leads them to the Public Garden downtown. The town essentially deals with that Colonel Carter is finally visiting his small town after years in the service and the whole town is giddy about his arrival.