A Birthday for Bear

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A Birthday for Bear
Written by Bonny Becker
Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0763668613
ISBN-13: 9780763668617
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A Birthday for Bear

author: Bonny Becker
illustrator: Kady MacDonald Denton

series name:
Candlewick Sparks

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. With a perfectly paced story by Bonny Becker paired with Kady MacDonald Denton’s slapstick visual comedy, A Birthday for Bear — previously published as a first reader — welcomes young listeners to the party in a new picture-book format, with all new artwork, ideal for sharing.

Candlewick Sparks are perfect for the newly independent reader:
* Award-winning stories by top authors & illustrators
* Short, engaging chapters
* Vibrant illustrations
* Welcoming design
* Rich vocabulary

“The winning stars of A Visitor for Bear make a return engagement.” — School Library Journal
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$3.99 / $5.50
isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763668613 /  9780763668617
on sale date:
09/2013
type/format:
Candlewick Spark / Paperback
age range:
5 yrs - 9 yrs
# of pages/size:
56 / 6" x 9"
grade range:
Kindergarten - Grade 4
 
subjects:
Humorous Stories; Social Issues; Holidays & Celebrations;
author’s comments:
Bonny Becker is the author of a number of award-winning picture books and middle-grade novels, including A Visitor For Bear. She lives in Seattle.
illustrator’s comments:
Kady MacDonald Denton is the illustrator of A Visitor For Bear by Bonny Becker, Two Homes by Claire Masurel, and A Child’s Treasury of Nursery Rhymes. She lives in Ontario.
 
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