Bears! Bears! Bears!

Bears! Bears! Bears!

By Bob Barner

Chronicle Books (CA), Hardcover, 9780811870573, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2010

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.

About the Author
Bob Barner is the creator of such popular children's books as Fish Wish, Dem Bones, Dinosaur Bones, Bugs! Bugs! Bugs!, and Parade Day: Marching through the Calendar Year. His safaris take him to schools all over the country to speak to children. When he is not off on an adventure, he lives with his wife, Cathie, in San Francisco, California. His website is

Praise For Bears! Bears! Bears!

Collages rendered in vibrant hues lead youngsters through a fanciful expedition....Beginning readers might like to attempt this one on their own.

a bare introduction for the youngest learners