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Bear in Love

Written by Daniel Pinkwater and illustrated by Will Hillenbrand
Published by Candlewick Press
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4.5
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Goodreads Rating - 3.7 / 5.0
2-5
Target Age
Picture
Book Type

What's Bear in Love About

Publisher Summary

Could the bear have a secret friend? Who is leaving him surprises? The ever-lovable Daniel Pinkwater spins a funny and sweetly offbeat story.

One morning, the bear finds something just outside his cave. It is orange and long and pointy and has bushy green leaves at one end. And it’s sweet and crunchy! Where did it come from? Did someone leave it for him? Then there are two more of the sweet crunchy things the next morning! The bear knows that someone nice is leaving him these treats. If only he could discover who it is! Should he leave something tasty in return? With the help of Will Hillenbrand’s endearing illustrations, the inimitable Daniel Pinkwater spins a charming little mystery about unexpected kindnesses and finding that extra-special someone.

What Kind of Book is Bear in Love

Themes:
kindness

Who Wrote Bear in Love

Who Illustrated Bear in Love

illustrator
Will Hillenbrand

Will Hillenbrand has written and illustrated many books, including Bear in Love and Bear and Bunny, both written by Daniel Pinkwater. Will Hillenbrand lives in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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4.5

This is a heartwarming story of two unlikely friends and their shared affinity for food. It has simplistic yet beautiful illustrations.

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