The Adventures of Old Bo Bear (Hardcover)

By David Parkins (Illustrator), Alice Schertle

Chronicle Books, 9780811834766, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 2, 2006

List Price: 16.95*
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No role's too wild and woolly for a boy and a bear. After an unfortunate encounter with a washing machine, count on one-eared Bo to get gloriously grungy againadventure by adventure. Alice Schertle and David Parkins introduce this dauntless duo in rollicking rhyme and irresistible illustrations.

About the Author

Alice Schertle's recent books include 1, 2, I Love You (published by Chronicle Books), and All You Need for a Snowman , which was named a Highly Commended Book by the Charlotte Zolotow Award committee. Alice lives in western Massachusetts. Bears live ther

David Parkins's illustrations have appeared in magazines, comics, school textbooks, and books of all kinds. David lives in England with his wife and their nine-year-old daughter.

Praise For The Adventures of Old Bo Bear

"With prankish charm, Schertle and Parkins cleverly herald the delights of imaginative play" -Kirkus Reviews

"This tale will resonate with all kids who have much-loved stuffed animals facing the washing machine and give them hope that their buddies will once again look and smell right." -School Library Journal

"...this familiar scenario will have every child who has refused to relinquish a blanket or favorite toy to the wash grinning with delight." -Booklist