Grin and Bear It (Hardcover)

By Leo Landry, Leo Landry (Illustrator)

Charlesbridge, 9781570917455, 48pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2011

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (6/14/2012)
Paperback (9/9/2014)

List Price: 12.95*
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Description

Can Bear overcome his stage fright and make his animal pals chuckle?

Bear dreams of becoming a comedian. His jokes are unbearably funny, and he wants nothing more than to make his friends laugh. But Bear has a problem. He has stage fright.

When Emmy, the comic hummingbird, discovers Bear's jokes, Bear learns that there's more than one way to achieve your dream.

Seven short chapters, accompanied by adorable illustrations, tell the story of how one talented bear achieves his dreams. Perfect for youngsters bridging from accompanied to independent reading.


About the Author

Leo Landry is the author/illustrator of several books for children, including EAT YOUR PEAS, IVY LOUISE!, and SPACE BOY. Leo is also the illustrator of FRIENDS AND PALS AND BROTHERS, TOO. He lives in North Easton, Massachusetts.


Praise For Grin and Bear It

"Everyone—Bear, friends and readers—will laugh in the end."
--Kirkus Reviews

"Kids will appreciate the funny scenarios that reflect their own language mix-ups as well as the warm camaraderie among the animal friends."
--School Library Journal

"A honey of a book."
--The Horn Book Magazine