At the end of the day a little boy falls asleep as his mama reads about a bear hibernating. Full color.
Age Range: From 3 to 6
Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux, October 2012
Publisher Marketing: It's time for bed, and a little boy chooses his favorite book for his mother to read to him. The bear in the book is preparing for his own deep slumber, hibernating through the winter while humans and other animals explore the snowy landscape around him. Just when the bear wakes up to greet the spring, the boy drifts off to sleep. Kate Banks' soft and rhythmic text is brought to life by Georg Hallensleben's strong, expressive paintings in this bedtime read that will carry young readers through the seasons.
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