Bear Stays Up for Christmas

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Bear Stays Up for Christmas

By Karma Wilson; Jane Chapman (Illustrator)

Margaret K. McElderry Books, Hardcover, 9780689852787, 40pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2004

Description

"The day before Christmas,

snuggled on his floor,

Bear sleeps soundly

with a great big snore...."


Bear's friends are determined to keep Bear awake for Christmas! So they wake Bear up and have him help them find a Christmas tree, bake cakes, hang up stockings, and sing Christmas songs. Bear stays up -- by discovering that giving is one of the best Christmas presents!


How a SURPRISE visit from someone very special gives Bear and his friends a Christmas to remember makes an enchanting holiday story for young readers. With Karma Wilson's memorable text and Jane Chapman's glowing illustrations, Bear Stays Up for Christmas is a book to cherish throughout the year.



Praise For Bear Stays Up for Christmas

School Library Journal, starred review

Kids will ask for this book again and again.