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Title:
The bear's winter house
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ISBN:
9781842709160
Edition:
1st pbk. ed.
Publication Information:
London : Andersen, 2009.
Physical Description:
1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 28 cm.
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Summary:
The bear is behaving very strangely indeed: collecting moss, logs, and branches to build a winter house. The other animals think this is silly, and laugh at him, but when winter comes, bear is cozy in his house while the other animals suffer in the cold. Being a very kind bear, he invites the others in; but unfortunately for the bear, they are too excited to sleep, and he will get no rest at all this winter. But when spring arrives, he finds a solution.
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The bear's plans go awry in this welcome paperback reissue of Quentin Blake's first full-color picture book, perfect for talking about sharing and the seasons The bear is behaving very strangely indeed: collecting moss, logs, and branches to build a winter house. The other animals think this is silly, and laugh at him, but when winter comes, bear is cozy in his house while the other animals suffer in the cold. Being a very kind bear, he invites the others in; but unfortunately for the bear, they are too excited to sleep--it seems he will get no rest at all this winter. But when spring arrives, he finds a solution.


Author Notes

John Yeoman and Quentin Blake's previous collaborations include Our Village and The Wild Washerwoman . Best known for his Roald Dahl illustrations, Quentin Blake has won the Whitbread Award, the Kate Greenaway Medal, and the Emil/Kurt Maschler Award, among numerous others.