Bear Stays Up for Christmas (The Bear Books) (Hardcover)

By Karma Wilson, Jane Chapman (Illustrator)

Margaret K. McElderry Books, 9780689852787, 40pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2004

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (2/17/2008)
Hardcover (10/7/2008)
Board book (10/4/2011)
Library Binding (1/1/2009)

List Price: 17.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.

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.


About the Author

Karma Wilson is the bestselling author of several picture books, including the Bear Books series, Where Is Home, Little Pip?, and A Dog Named Doug. Karma lives in Montana.

Jane Chapman is the illustrator of over one hundred books for children, including Dilly Duckling by Claire Freedman and I Love My Mama by Peter Kavanagh, as well as Karma Wilson’s Bear Snores OnBear Wants MoreBear Stays Up for Christmas, and Mortimer’s Christmas Manger. She lives with her family in Dorset, England. Visit Jane at ChapmanandWarnes.com.


Praise For Bear Stays Up for Christmas (The Bear Books)

School Library Journal, starred review Kids will ask for this book again and again.