Baby Bear

Baby Bear

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From Kadir Nelson, winner of the Caldecott Honor and the Coretta Scott King Author and Illustrator Awards, comes a transcendent picture book in the tradition of Margaret Wise Brown about a lost little bear searching for home.

This simple story works on so many levels: as the tale of a bear who finds his way home with the help of his animal friends; as a reassuring way to show children how to comfort themselves and find their way in everyday life; and on a more philosophical level, as a method of teaching readers that by listening to your heart and trusting yourself, you will always find a true home within yourself--and that even when it feels like you are alone, you never really are.

Supports the Common Core State Standards
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 282 x 282 x 12mm | 519.99g
  • HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • HarperCollins
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, color
  • 0062241729
  • 9780062241726
  • 269,294

Review quote

"Nelson's luscious oils on canvas are as breathtaking as ever, and his superb, almost life-sized, depictions of these creatures in their natural environment hold a wonder of their own."--School Library Journal
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Back cover copy

Baby Bear is lost and trying to find his way home. As he walks through the forest, he meets other animals who offer wise advice.

Trust yourself.
Listen to your heart.
Keep walking and you will find your way home.

As each encounter moves Baby Bear farther along on his journey, he gains courage and the comforting feeling that he is loved and never alone.

With poetic text and stunning illustrations, Baby Bear is a powerful addition to the canon of timeless picture-book classics.
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Rating details

710 ratings
3.76 out of 5 stars
5 26% (182)
4 35% (247)
3 31% (223)
2 6% (46)
1 2% (12)
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