November 24, 2017

The Advocate's Toolbox

School Librarian Unravels Mystery of Robert McCloskey Art Work Found in Westchester Elementary School

Pequenakonck Elementary School Librarian Noel MacCarry discovered a piece of art in his school 28 years ago that he suspected was the work of two-time Caldecott winner Robert McCloskey. It took MacCarry nearly 28 years to confirm this and to unearth the painting’s unusual origin story.