Berlioz the Bear by Jan Brett

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Berlioz and his bear orchestra are playing the gala ball in the village square at eight o'clock. But a strange buzzing sound coming from inside Berlioz's double bass causes him to steer the mule-driven bandwagon of musicians into a hole in the road. Who will rescue the wagon? Readers will be surprised at the answer. "Quintessential Brett and a pleasure to behold."--Booklist. Full color.

About Jan Brett

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With more than thirty million books in print, Jan Brett is one of the nation's foremost author/illustrators of children's books. Jan lives in a seacoast town in Massachusetts, close to where she grew up. During the summer her family moves to a home in the Berkshire Hills of Massachusetts.
Published October 1, 1996 by Perfection Learning. 32 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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On the way to a village ball with his orchestra (six bears), Berlioz forgets his concern about the mysterious buzz in his double bass when his bandwagon's wheel falls into a pothole--and when the mule goes on a sitdown strike from which a long series of helpful animals fails to dislodge him.

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""This winning balance between high style and fun will amuse and amaze readers again and again,"" said PW.

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Book 1 of the 365 children's books in 365 days was Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.

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