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The Best Kind of Bear

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The Best Kind of Bear
Written by Greg Gormley
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781536208238
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The Best Kind of Bear

author: Greg Gormley

illustrator: David Barrow

When Nelly asks Bear what kind of bear he is, he isn't entirely sure how to answer. So off he goes to find out. But none of the different bears he meets on his travels are like him. Grizzly bears don’t have stitching; polar bears don’t have tags attached to their bottoms; spectacled bears are not as soft and bouncy as Bear is; and sun bears never wear bow ties. Disheartened, he returns to Nelly . . . only to discover what kind of bear he is — her own special bear!
"This heartwarming tale can be enjoyed as a simple story or used to talk about identity, relationships, and belonging. Thoughtfully layered and simply sweet." —Kirkus Reviews
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153620823X / 9781536208238
pub date:
Picture Books / Hardback
age range:
2 yrs - 5 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 9 13/16" x 11 7/16"
grade range:
Preschool - Kindergarten
Animals; Social Themes;
author’s comments:
Greg Gormley studied fine art and has written and illustrated a number of picture books for children. He is the author of The Prince and the Pee, illustrated by Chris Mould. Greg Gormley lives in Cambridge, England, with his family and spends his time arguing with academics about robots.
illustrator’s comments:
David Barrow won the Sebastian Walker Award for most promising student and is now living the dream making picture books as his full-time job. His first book was short-listed for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize. He currently resides in the wilds of Northamptonshire, England, with his partner, Jo, their son, and their overaffectionate cat.
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