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Bears on Chairs

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Bears on Chairs
Written by Shirley Parenteau
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780763635886
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Bears on Chairs

author: Shirley Parenteau
illustrator: David Walker

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Bears on Chairs

Four Happy Bears
On Four Small Chairs.

Four chairs. Four adorable bears. All is well until Big Brown Bear shows up — what a stare! — and wants a seat. Can these clever bears put their heads together (among other things) and make space for one more? With endearing, expressive illustrations and a sustained rhyme in every line, here is a cozy tale that makes it clear there is room for all.

Can five bears share four chairs? The infectious rhymes and easy charm of this winsome read-aloud will make young listeners sit up and take notice.
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Picture Books / Hardback
age range:
2 yrs - 5 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 10 1/4" x 8 7/16"
grade range:
Preschool - Kindergarten
Concepts; Social Themes; Animals;
author’s comments:
Shirley Parenteau has written a number of books for children, including One Frog Sang. She lives in Elk Grove, California. This story was inspired by her granddaughters and how they play with teddy bears.
illustrator’s comments:
David Walker has illustrated several children’s books, including Domino by Claire Masurel and Flip, Flap, Fly by Phyllis Root. He lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
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