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Saturday, February 4, 2023

Something About a Bear by Jackie Morris Review

Page count: 40
Price: $29.95 US
ISBN: 9781913074289
Book description: A beautiful large format gift edition of Jackie Morris's stunning and evocative celebration of bears. Here are eight majestic wild bears, brought to life in breathtaking watercolor paintings. Brown Bear, Black Bear, Polar Bear, Sloth Bear, Spectacled Bear, Sun Bear, Moon Bear. All are gloriously depicted, with lyrical descriptions of their lives in the wild. But of all the bears in the wild, wide world, which is the best bear of all? Your teddy bear, of course! Kate Greenaway medalist Jackie Morris, acclaimed illustrator of the international bestseller The Lost Words, has created this spectacular gallery of bears to instill a love of wild places and a respect for all creatures. 

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Author biography: Jackie Morris is the bestselling author and illustrator, photographer and painter who created the international bestseller The Lost Words, winner of the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal in 2019, with Robert Macfarlane. Her books for Otter-Barry Books include One Cheetah, One Cherry, The Seal Children, The Jackie Morris Book of Classic Nursery Rhymes and, with James Mayhew, Can You See a Little Bear?, Mrs. Noah’s Pockets, Mrs. Noah’s Garden and Mrs. Noah’s Song.

I received a complimentary copy.

Cassandra’s Review- The beautiful artistry and thick pages that are large, make this book a pleasure to hold. The story is cute and great for story time. Young readers will enjoy learning about the actual bears and seeing the paw prints featured in the last few pages of this family friendly read. 

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