Bears! Bears! Bears!
By Bob Barner
(Chronicle Books, Hardcover, 9780811870573, 32pp.)
Publication Date: April 7, 2010
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Everyone's favorite bears (and some you may have never met before) fish, munch, dive, cuddle, and climb their way through this playful romp. The simple rhyming text is enhanced with fun facts about new cubs (pandas are born no bigger than a stick of butter!) and bears around the world (the spectacled bear is the only species native to South America), while Bob Barner's richly textured paper collage illustrations bring the bears of the world to life. Budding ursinologists will bearly be able to contain themselvesthis book is sure to leave them roaring for more!
Bob Barner is an award-winning author and illustrator of numerous nonfiction books for children. When he's not working on books, Bob likes to present his work to schools and libraries around the world. He lives in San Francisco with his wife, Cathie. Learn more at www.bobbarner.com.
a bare introduction for the youngest learners
SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL
Collages rendered in vibrant hues lead youngsters through a fanciful expedition....Beginning readers might like to attempt this one on their own.