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A Christmas for Bear

Written by Bonny Becker & illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton
Published by Candlewick Press
Goodreads Rating - 3.9 / 5.0
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Bear’s minimalist holiday celebration has an eager Mouse feeling a bit anxious in this humorous and heartwarming story about the unlikely, lovable pair.

One frosty night, Bear hears a tap, tap, tapping on his front door. “Merry Christmas!” cries Mouse. Mouse is there for a Christmas party, and Bear has never had one before, but he’s certain that pickles (preferably from France) must be an essential component, along with the reading of a long and difficult poem. The problem is, whenever Bear comes back from the kitchen with more treats, Mouse has vanished — only to be found, small and gray and guilty-eyed, scurrying under the bed or rifling through the closet. Will there be even a tiny present involved? “Hogwash!” scolds Bear. Get ready for holiday anticipation and the best kind of surprises as the curmudgeonly Bear and a hopeful Mouse return in a warm, funny tale full of holiday cheer and true friendship.

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Who Wrote A Christmas for Bear

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.

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Who Illustrated A Christmas for Bear

Kady MacDonald Denton
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