Prince Peter and the Teddy Bear by David McKee

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Prince Peter's haughty parents have all sorts of ideas about what their son would like for his birthday, but Prince Peter insists he wants only a teddy bear. So they give him one--a teddy bear made of solid gold. Peter is dejected, until the golden bear shows him how something as simple as a cuddle can soften even the hardest of objects. Full color.

About David McKee

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David McKee grew up in Devon, England. Later, while a student at Plymouth Art College, he began selling his cartoon drawings to newspapers. Since 1964 he has published a number of successful books for children, including the King Rollo stories, which he helped animate for British television. His first book for Lothrop was Snow Woman, of which Publishers Weekly said, "It is McKee's superb humor--conveyed almost solely in the illustrations...that wins the day." Of his second Lothrop book, Who's a Clever Baby, Publishers Weekly had this to say: "Grandma's alliterative frenzies are fascinating and readers will find Baby's manipulative stubbornness vastly amusing."Mr. McKee enjoys traveling and doing books that "leave things unsaid.
Published April 24, 1997 by Andersen Press. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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