No. of pages 32
An exquisite new picture book from renowned illustrator, Emma Chichester Clark, creator of Blue Kangaroo.
A magical story of friendship to power the imagination and encourage children (and bears!) towards a lifelong love of reading.
"That's just silly!" said his sister. "Bears don't read!"
George isn't happy doing the usual bear things like chatting and fishing. But what else is there? Then one day, he finds a book beneath a tree and knows... More than anything he wants to learn to read!
But, arriving in town, George soon discovers that it's not easy to be a bear at school! If only he could find someone to teach him the alphabet and change his life forever... Perhaps a little girl called Clementine can help?
A feel-good story of determination and friendship - sure to encourage a lifelong love of books.
This book has been graded for interest at 3-5 years.
There are 32 pages in this book. This is a picture book. A picture book uses pictures and text to tell the story. The number of words varies from zero ('wordless') to around 1k over 32 pages. Picture books are typically aimed at young readers (age 3-6) but can also be aimed at older children (7+). This book was published 2015 by HarperCollins Publishers .
Emma Chichester Clark studied at Chelsea School of Art and then the Royal College WHere she was taught by Quentin Blake. She won the Mother Goose Award in 1988 for Listen to This.