Every Autumn Comes the Bear by Jim Arnosky

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Every year, as winter approaches, a large black bear wanders through the woods, exploring trails and disturbing all the local inhabitants as it searches for a warm den to spend the cold winter.
 

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Jim Arnosky is well known for his "keen observations of nature and his fine artistic talent" (School Library Journal). He has written and illustrated many children's books. Otters Under Water was called "first-rate natural history for the youngest" by Kirkus Reviews (pointer review), and School Library Journal wrote that in it "each of his creatures exhibits a distinct individualism." Every Autumn Comes the Bear was called "vibrant, translucent and strikingly composed" by Publishers Weekly, and Booklist wrote "Arnosky's radiant pictures have a dazzling sense of pattern and composition . . . and a sense of mystery. A beautiful, imaginative, and informative approach." School Library Journal said of Rabbits & Raindrops, “Perfect for story-time or lap-time reading, this book will give children a feeling of security and contentment.” Jim Arnosky and his family live on a twenty-acre farm in Vermont. copyright © 2000 by Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers. All rights reserved.
 
Published October 14, 1993 by Putnam Juvenile. 1 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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In a brief, conversational narrative, Vermonter Arnosky describes a bear arriving on the rocky, wooded hill near his home, disturbing a bobcat in his explorations, taking a last drink from the spring, clawing a tree, and choosing a den for the winter (``Nestled there against cold rock, with only ...

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Decidedly less friendly-looking than the animal star of The Bear That Heard Crying (reviewed below) is the imposing beast that dominates the pages of naturalist Arnosky's latest offering. This untamed

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Decidedly less friendly-looking than the animal star of The Bear That Heard Crying (reviewed below) is the imposing beast that dominates the pages of naturalist Arnosky's latest offering.

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