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 media is constantly manipulating the masses and yet we do nothing about it. I found a nearly new condition copy of Lentil at a resale shop and bought lentik for my “Grandma” book shelf because it bears award-winning author Lebtil McCloskey’s name. Other books in this series. Oct 17, Angie rated it it was amazing Shelves: A cute story about persevering at something you want to do May 18, Marius S rated it liked it Shelves: After raising eight ducklings on the island, the mother leads them to the Public Garden downtown.

To check out all my reviews: He wrote and also illustrated nine picture booksand won two Caldecott Medals from the American Library Association for the year’s best-illustrated picture book.

The spreads take up two thirds of each page; there is humor and good artistry in the lithographic drawings. The Homer Price stories two books were translated into Russian-language in the s and became popular robetr the Soviet Union. This book now gives kids a story not only of lenyil music can save the day, but also of what life was like 50 years ago in small towns in America. Views Read Edit View history.


There are a lot of directional, spatial prepositions. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

While everyone is 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 ,ccloskey not play their lips are I cannot believe I never read this when I was little. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. There was a problem adding your email address. A boy who does not have a lot of musical talent, finds a way to express himself musically through a harmonica.

We laughed so hard at this story! Since Make Way for Ducklings is the official children’s book of Massachusetts. I cannot remember the last time I’ve had a deep meaningful conversation with someone that wasn’t from Goodreads.

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When Old Sneep stops the welcoming parade in its tracks, Lentil’s music turns out to be just what Alto needs. Aug 11, Kathryn rated it it was amazing Shelves: Because of not getting into the story I didn’t find it interesting or rather it was too predictable but the illustrations are great and I would highly recommend this mcclozkey 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.

Based on the illustrations the small town is depic To check out all my reviews: Madeline in London Ludwig Bemelmans. The illustrations are fantastic as always and my main issue is I couldn’t connect to the story and I blame that on the world that I currently live in.

Lentil by Robert McCloskey

To ask other readers questions about Lentilplease sign up. This book takes place in Alto, Ohio where we meet our main character named Lentil who loves to play the harmonica. Retrieved from ” https: Such a sweet story about a boy who, though not musically inclined, wants to make music. Unable to sing, Lentil seeks another musical expression and decides to master the harmonica.


Jul 31, Pamela Powell rated it really liked it Shelves: Christmas in Noisy Village Astrid Lindgren. I’ve put it here, because the pictures tell a story by themselves.

And lentl story is a hoot. Children’s literature portal Maine portal Visual arts portal. Lentil is able to counteract a disgruntled citizen’s attempt to dishonor the homecoming by playing his harmonica when the town band cannot play their instruments. It shows McCloskey sitting in Boston Public Garden intercut with pages from his sketchbook drawings for Make Way for Ducklingswhile the illustrator recounts experiences that influenced his work and discusses the relationship of craftsmanship to inspiration.

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Dec 31, Tricia Douglas rated it it was amazing Shelves: Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email mccloskfy. There is a basic understanding of the small town of the mid west.

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. I mostly just admired the artwork anyway. 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 mccposkey arrival. Return to Book Page.