Robert McCloskey at 100.

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      A biography of children's author and illustrator Robert McCloskey is presented. Topics discussed include his birth in Hamilton, Ohio in 1914 and death in 2003, acclaim received for the 1940 picture book "Lentil," and a shift in career interest from engineering or music to the visual arts. Also mentioned are a Scholastic Young Artists Award scholarship received at the Vesper George School of Art in Boston, Massachusetts, and decorative elements designed for Hamilton's municipal building.