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I Am Bear

author: Ben Bailey Smith

illustrator: Sav Akyuz

I am Bear.
And I am bare.
The suit I wear has purple hair.

Bear fills his day with food, funny jokes, tricks on his friends — and an escape right off the page when they all chase him in pursuit! With jaunty rap-style rhyme, first-time children’s author Ben Bailey Smith joins debut illustrator Sav Akyuz for a picture book starring a lovable, slightly naughty bear whose antics will have young children smiling in solidarity.
The multitalented Ben Bailey Smith (aka rapper Doc Brown) debuts a rollicking read-aloud about a decidedly mischievous bear.
suggested retail price (U.S.):
0763691305 / 9780763691301
pub date:
Picture Books / EBook
age range:
2 yrs - 5 yrs
# of pages/size:
40 / N/A
grade range:
Preschool - Kindergarten
Animals; Humorous Stories; Stories In Verse (see Also Poetry);
author’s comments:
Ben Bailey Smith is a U.K.-based rapper (known as Doc Brown), an actor on the British edition of Law & Order and the British kids’ show 4 O’Clock Club, and a stand-up comedian. Now he adds a new facet to his career: children’s-book author. He lives in London.
illustrator’s comments:
Sav Akyuz is a first-time children’s-book illustrator who has worked as a storyboard artist on TV programs and feature films. He lives in London.
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