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|Fosston Public Library||E R (Text)||33500010977742||Main||Available||-|
|Hawley Public Library||E R (Text)||33500010977734||Main||Available||-|
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- ISBN: 1423159578
- ISBN: 9781423159575
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: New York : Disney Hyperion Books, c2013.
|Summary, etc.:||A hungry bear discovers that bees are not terrible monsters who never share their honey.|
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2013 March #1
Bear wakes up hungry from hibernation, and the only food source in sight is a beehive. When the bee on top of the hive offers up his honey, Bear says, But what about the bee? See, Bear doesn't actually know what a bee isâit's certainly not the creature he is talking toâand his preconceived notions about bees include that they're terrible monsters! with large teeth and sharp claws. As Bee rightly points out, Bear has large teeth and sharp claws. This leads to the funniest moment in the book, when Bear has a horrific realization: I AM A BEE! Of course, all is sorted in the end, and honey is shared. This sweet, if slight, story cleverly begins on the endpapers, which depict snowfall, followed by a hibernating bear, and then a thaw on the title page. Ruzzier's unlikely friends, rendered in pen-and-ink and colored digitally, are charmers with stylish taste in footwear: Bee wears nothing but high-tops and Bear, red slides. The anti-snap-judgment message is wrapped in cuteness, making it just right for the preschool set. Copyright 2012 Booklist Reviews.
Sergio Ruzzier (http://ruzzier.com/) won the Parents' Choice Award in 2004 for his work in, Why Mole Shouted and Other Stories and has been awarded by Society of Illustrators, Society of Publication Designers, American Illustration and Communication Arts. Ruzzier has worked for many national and international magazines and book publishers, creating comic strips for Italian magazines such as Linus and Lupo Alberto Magazine. He currently lives in New York.
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