The Busy Beaver by Nicholas Oldland

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A clueless beaver discovers the impact his actions have on others.
 

About Nicholas Oldland

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Nicholas Oldland earned a degree in fine arts at Mount Allison University in New Brunswick, Canada, and enjoyed success as a commercial artist and filmmaker before taking up the role of creative director at Hatley, a popular apparel company. Big Bear Hug is his first picture book. Nicholas Oldland earned a degree in fine arts at Mount Allison University in New Brunswick, Canada, and enjoyed success as a commercial artist and filmmaker before taking up the role of creative director at Hatley, a popular apparel company. Big Bear Hug is his first picture book.
 
Published September 1, 2011 by Kids Can Press. 32 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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One day, Beaver becomes the victim of his own lackadaisical work habits when he fails to notice that the tree he’s chewing on is falling in his direction.

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Written and illustrated in the same breezy style as Big Bear Hug and Making the Moose Out of Life—whose protagonists play supporting roles in this outing—Oldland's small-format book sounds clear notes about being conscientious of one's surroundings.

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Portland Book Review

Busy Beaver is a character who has flaws but he realizes that with some yoga, reading, and reflection, he can become a better Beaver.

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Youth Services Book Review

(Middle schools, high schools, small libraries, all libraries, etc.) A good buy for public children’s libraries.

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