A Birthday for Bear

A Birthday for Bear

Book - 2012
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Bear does not like birthdays. He doesn't like parties or balloons, cards or candles. In fact, Bear does not like anything to do with birthdays at all. He would much rather spend his birthday alone cleaning his house, but Mouse, small and gray and bright-eyed, has other ideas. Previously published as a first reader -- now in a new picture-book format, with all new artwork.
Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2012.
Edition: 1st picture-book ed.
ISBN: 9780763658236
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 25 x 28 cm.
Additional Contributors: Denton, Kady MacDonald


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Greg_library Jun 17, 2014

A charming and well-illustrated tale of a shy but mischievous mouse who tries repeatedly to celebrate the birthday of his grumpy friend, Bear. The writing is lovely and the watercolour and ink illustrations of the characters combine to make the reader want to read the story over and over.


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Greg_library Jun 17, 2014

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