It's time for bed, and a little boy chooses his favorite book for his mother to read to him. The bear in the book is preparing for his own deep slumber, hibernating through the winter while humans and other animals explore the snowy landscape around him. Just when the bear wakes up to greet the spring, the boy drifts off to sleep. Kate Banks' soft and rhythmic text is brought to life by Georg Hallensleben's strong, expressive paintings in this bedtime read that will carry young readers through the seasons.
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In an extraordinary portrait of the tender, meandering, and inquisitive nature of reading together, a boy and his mother read a book about a hibernating bear, turning the pages slowly and commenting on the illustrationsâitâs clearly an old favorite.Sep 17 2012 | Read Full Review of The Bear in the Book
A mother reads her child his favorite bedtime story: the story of a big black bear getting ready for his own deep winter slumber.Dec 21 2012 | Read Full Review of The Bear in the Book
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