Bear and his duck family do everything together. That is, until winter arrives. Bear is supposed to hibernate this time of year, but he doesn’t want to miss out on any of the fun. But can Bear really stay awake all winter long? Gentle humor and endearing illustrations bring a delightful twist to a bedtime routine that children and their parents will easily recognize.
I love this story about Bear, who gets really tired as winter is coming (and he needs to hibernate), but he wants to stay up so he doesn’t miss out on any of the fun. Bear’s sweet family of ducks makes sure to include Bear as much as possible in their activities so he won’t feel left out. :) This is a cute one!
Ciara Gavin is an author and illustrator of picture books for children. Her titles include Room for Bear, Bear is Not Tired, Randal the Elephant and A Little Bit Worried which was illustrated by Tim Warnes. She lives and works in Dublin, Ireland.
Ciara thinks children are the best artists in the world and her dream is to one day draw as freely and joyfully as children do.
Ciara says: ‘When I make my books, I make a lot of mistakes, sometimes I spills things, break things and colour in outside of the lines but I just keep going because that is how everything in life is made including picture books.’
She thinks every home should have a cosy corner, chocolate orange biscuits, white paper and a pencil because that is all you need to get started on your own big dream.