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1 Grumpy Bruce (A Mother Bruce Book)

A Counting Board Book (Mother Bruce Series)

Ryan Higgins, Ryan Higgins (Illustrator)

Board book

List Price: 7.99*
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1 grumpy bear2 uninvited skunks3 mice throwing a party
. . . and it only gets worse from there.
Long-suffering Bruce once again contends with an increasingly crowded household, this time in an original board book where young ones can count the never-ending party guests. Full of fun characters and humor, 1 Grumpy Bruce is just right for our littlest readers.

Praise For 1 Grumpy Bruce (A Mother Bruce Book): A Counting Board Book (Mother Bruce Series)


New York Times best-seller

Disney-Hyperion, 9781368023634, 24pp.

Publication Date: October 9, 2018

About the Author

Ryan T. Higgins ( is an author and illustrator who likes the outdoors and cheese sandwiches. He is NOT a grumpy old black bear, but he DOES like making books about one—starting with the New York Times best-selling Mother Bruce, which received the E. B. White Read-Aloud Award and the Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Honor. He also wrote and illustrated Hotel Bruce, BE QUIET!, Bruce's Big Move, and We Don't Eat Our Classmates. Ryan lives in Maine with his wife and kids . . . and too many pets.