Blanket & Bear, a Remarkable Pair

Blanket & Bear, a Remarkable Pair

By L. J. R. Kelly; Yoko Tanaka (Illustrator)

Putnam Publishing Group, Hardcover, 9780399256813, 32pp.

Publication Date: August 29, 2013

From debut picture book author L.J.R. Kelly, and acclaimed illustrator Yoko Tanaka, comes a poignant ode to well-loved toys in the vein of picture book favorites such as "The Velveteen Rabbit," "The Giving Tree," and "Knuffle Bunny."
Blanket and Bear have always gone everywhere with their boy but one day they are accidentally left behind. On a daring adventure across oceans and faraway lands, they travel to find their way back to the boy, meeting new friends along the way.

About the Author

Yoko Tanaka lives in Los Angeles and Bangkok with her husband and three cats. In addition to illustrating the Theodosia books, she has also illustrated The Magician s Elephant by Kate DiCamillo and a picture book, Sparrow Girl by Sara Pennypacker. Her artwork can be found at