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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bagley Public Library E M (Text) 33500012642807 Main Available -
Detroit Lakes Public Library E M (Text) 33500012642815 Main Checked out 11/25/2019

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316387514
  • ISBN: 9780316387491
  • ISBN: 0316387509
  • ISBN: 9780316387507
  • Physical Description: 47 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2018.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: Baby Bear finds a boot -- Baby Bear finds a flower -- Baby Bear finds a baby bird -- Baby Bear finds a friend.
Summary, etc.: "In four short tales, Baby Bear discovers treasures both small and large, from a delicate flower to a brand new friend"--

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2017 December #1
    Here are four gentle stories about Baby Bear, who's a bit older than his name suggests. After all, this sturdy fellow is independent enough to have his own mild adventures in the forest. In the first chapter, Baby Bear goes fishing, catches a red boot, and, after some searching, locates its owner. In the second, he finds a surprise for his mother. The third chapter involves returning a baby bird to its nest, while in the final one, he befriends a little girl. Similar in tone to Minarik and Sendak's classic Little Bear series for young readers, these stories are simply written, with a good amount of dialogue and enough repetition to reinforce the vocabulary. The artwork—pen-and-ink drawings brightened with watercolor washes—create an idyllic woodland setting. In both the text and the illustrations, there's an earnestness about these characters that is childlike and endearing. With a wider format than most books for beginning readers, this also makes an appealing picture book for reading aloud to the younger set. Copyright 2017 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

David McPhail has been a passionate artist since the age of two. He studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and began illustrating books for children in 1971. Since then he has helped to create over one hundred books, including the first book starring Baby Bear, I Promise; the celebrated Mole Music, a New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year; and the bestselling If You Were My Bunny, Lost!, and Drawing Lessons from a Bear. David lives in New Hampshire.

Subject: Bears Juvenile fiction
Animals Juvenile fiction
Lost articles Juvenile fiction
Lost and found possessions Fiction
Lost and found possessions Fiction
Bears Juvenile fiction
Bears Fiction
Animals Juvenile fiction
Animals Fiction
Genre: Picture books.

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