A Library Book for Bear

A Library Book for Bear

Book - 2014 | First edition
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Although he sees no need for more books to read, Bear agrees to accompany Mouse to the library.
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2014
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780763649241
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 x 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Denton, Kady MacDonald - Illustrator


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FPL_Suzanne Jan 21, 2020

A delightful picture book that proves even a set-in-his-ways bear can find the library a delightful place. He also learns that you can never have too many books and the library is where you can find so many interesting ones -- even ones about pickles!

BAIR Feb 11, 2015

Bear only has 7 books and is quite happy with it, until his friend mouse takes him to the library. A cute and beautifully illustrated book that teaches kids about libraries.

Greg_library Feb 04, 2015

Another book in the series by Bonny Becker and Kady MacDonald Denton in which the good-natured Mouse introduces the irascible and reluctant Bear to a new concept: the library. The fun begins as Mouse cheerfully suggests new books to Bear on other subjects than pickles, kings and queens while telling Bear, "Quiet voices in the library." A librarian eventually introduces the two to storytime. The story and the illustrations are charming and humourous. Both the children and the parents will enjoy this title and the others in the series.

SPL_Kids Jan 12, 2015

Bear is sure that he has all the stories and books that he needs at home. He has tales about kings and queens; he has books about honeybees, and he even owns a book about pickles. In total, he owns seven books! Why should he bother going to the library?

His bright-eyed little friend, Mouse, thinks differently. Eventually, the two put on some roller skates and make their way to the “big” library.

Once there, they are in a pickle. Not only is Bear quite grumpy (as usual), but he proves to have some VERY picky literary tastes! He is not interested in books about rocket ships or canoes. He is not interested in blue books – or books of any other colour. He is especially not interested in stories about dancing pickles.

Later, as Bear bellows for quiet in the library, he happens upon something that captures his attention … and changes him into an enthusiastic library user!

A Library Book for Bear is the latest addition to Bonny Becker’s witty picture book series about a big curmudgeonly bear and an always-cheerful little mouse. Children will also enjoy A Birthday for Bear, The Sniffles for Bear and the other titles in the series, in which Kady MacDonald Denton’s detailed watercolour illustrations capture the expressions of the two friends perfectly.

Sep 25, 2014

A charming book - Mouse teaches his friend Bear what the library is all about (with the help of a friendly librarian, of course!).


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Greg_library Feb 04, 2015

Greg_library thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 4 and 7

SPL_Kids Jan 12, 2015

SPL_Kids thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 4 and 7


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