The Definite Guide to

A birthday for Bear

Written by Bonny Becker and illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton and Bonny Becker
Published by Candlewick Press
3-7
Target Age
Picture
Book Type

What's This Book About

Publisher Summary

“The winning stars of A Visitor for Bear make a return engagement.” — School Library Journal

Bear does not like birthdays. He doesn’t like parties or balloons, cards or candles. In fact, Bear does not like anything to do with birthdays at all. He would much rather spend his birthday alone cleaning his house, but Mouse, small and gray and bright-eyed, has other ideas. With a perfectly paced story by Bonny Becker paired with Kady MacDonald Denton’s slapstick visual comedy, A Birthday for Bear welcomes young listeners to the party with artwork ideal for sharing.

What Kind of Book is A birthday for Bear

Book Lists That Include A birthday for Bear

Kids Book Club
Monthly. Curated. Delivered.
Get Started
As low as $16.95 / mo

Who Wrote A birthday for Bear

author & illustrator
Bonny Becker

Bonny Becker is the author of 16 award-winning children’s books, including the best-selling Mouse and Bear picture books. The first in the series, A Visitor for Bear, was a New York Times bestseller, winner of the E.B. White Read Aloud Award and the SCBWI Golden Kite. Among her other books are The Christmas Crocodile with Caldecott-winning illustrator, David Small, her latest Mouse and Bear book, A Christmas for Bear, September 2017 and The Frightful Ride of Michael McMichael, winner of the Parent’s Choice Fun Award. Bonny lives in Seattle with her husband and has two adult daughters.

View Author

Who Illustrated A birthday for Bear

illustrator
Kady MacDonald Denton

Coming soon!

View Illustrator

What Has Bonny Becker Said About This Book

Nothing yet! 🤷 You should let Bonny Becker know that we want more details from them about A birthday for Bear!

What Has Kady MacDonald Denton Said About This Book

Nothing yet! 🤷 You should let Kady MacDonald Denton know that we want more details from them about A birthday for Bear!

More Books From These Creatives

The Christmas Crocodile book
4.3
alligators and crocodiles · Christmas · holidays · Christmas tree
The Christmas Crocodile
divorce
Two Homes
Christmas · bears · holidays · mice · parties
A Christmas for Bear
The Good-Pie Party book
3.5
baking · moving
The Good-Pie Party
Halloween · vehicles · ghosts · mystery
The Frightful Ride of Michael Mcmichael
family · animals · siblings
What Are You Doing, Benny?
animals · birthdays
A birthday for Bear

What Books to Read Next

This Little Hamster book
6.1
animals · colors · rhyming
This Little Hamster
Bears Are Big book
6.0
animals · opposites · bears
Bears Are Big
Flamingos Fly book
6.0
animals · movement · rhyming
Flamingos Fly
Sunrise, Moonrise book
5.8
bedtime · animals · nature · starting the day · calming reads for bedtime
Sunrise, Moonrise
Once I Was a Pollywog book
5.6
baby animals · rhyming · growing up · animals
Once I Was a Pollywog
Can't Sleep Without Sheep book
5.6
calming reads for bedtime · animals · coping with failure · numbers · bedtime · sleep · counting · diversity
Can't Sleep Without Sheep
When Your Llama Needs a Haircut book
5.5
haircut · animals · mischief · trying new things
When Your Llama Needs a Haircut
Mommy's Best Kisses book
5.4
calming reads for bedtime · love · moms · animals · baby animals
Mommy's Best Kisses