Sleep, Big Bear, Sleep!

By Maureen Wright; Will Hillenbrand (Illustrator)
(Cavendish Square Publishing, Hardcover, 9780761455608, 28pp.)

Publication Date: September 2009

List Price: $16.99*
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Description
It's time for Big Bear to hibernate, so Old Man Winter keeps telling him: Sleep, Big Bear, sleep. But Big Bear doesn t hear very well. He thinks Old Man Winter has told him to drive a jeep, to sweep, and to leap. Big Bear just can t seem to hear what Old Man Winter is saying. Finally, Old Man Winter finds a noisy way to get Big Bear's attention. Cozy illustrations rendered in pencil and mixed media by Will Hillenbrand bring this bedtime story to a fitting conclusion.



About the Author
Maureen Wright has written a number of popular picture books, including Grumpy Groundhog, illustrated by Amanda Haley; Sleep, Big Bear, Sleep! and Sneeze, Big Bear, Sneeze!, both illustrated by Will Hillenbrand; and Sneezy the Snowman, illustrated by Stephen Gilpin. She lives with her husband in Athens, Pennsylvania, and enjoys spending time with her children and grandchildren. Find out more about her at www.booksbymaureenwright.com.

Will Hillenbrand has illustrated many beloved picture books, including Kiss the Cow by Phyllis Root; Sleep, Big Bear, Sleep!; and Sneeze, Big Bear, Sneeze! He has also written and illustrated a number of picture books, including Down by the Barn, the Bear and Mole series, and Mother Goose Picture Puzzles. Will enjoys visiting schools to talk about the creative process involved in making a picture book. He lives with his wife, Jane, and their son, Ian, in Terrace Park, Ohio.
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