Bears! Bears! Bears!

Bears! Bears! Bears!

By Bob Barner

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

Publication Date: April 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 has written and illustrated over twenty-five children's books, including Dem Bones, Dinosaur Bones, and Stars! Stars! Stars! He graduated from the Columbus College of Art and Design and worked as an art director and illustrator before starting his career in publishing. When he is not writing or drawing, he enjoys speaking to young readers at schools and libraries all around the world. Bob lives with his wife, Catherine, in San Francisco, California.

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