Buckle up for a little bear’s first flight in this adorable, light-as-air picture book by New York Times bestselling author Deborah Underwood and critically acclaimed artist Sam Wedelich. Follow a bear cub, their grownup, and their beloved stuffie Teddy as they make their way through the busy airport and cub’s first plane ride. Their destination? A bear-y special family reunion with grandma! This cheerful, rhyming, reassuring go-to for little ones preparing for their first (or second or tenth) flight is a gentle adventure full of accessible bear puns and delightful touches, plus a detailed map of the bear-port on the endpapers. Here’s the shuttle–climb inside.Time for your first bearplane ride! “The perfect pick for first-time fliers . . . Essential. –Common Sense Media “Buoyant and properly reassuring. –Booklist * Both accessible and fun. –BCCB (starred review)”Adorable.” –TinyBeans”Fun for travelers of all ages.” –The Walla Walla Union-Bulletin
Deborah Underwood has written many picture books, including Interstellar Cinderella and New York Times bestsellers The Quiet Book, The Loud Book, and Here Comes the Easter Cat.
Sam Wedelich is the author of Chicken Little: The Real and Totally True Tale and also a cartoonist, illustrator and designer who has created visual displays for Anthropologie and Free People. She is hard at work painting, drawing, reading, knitting, sewing, biking, dancing, and seeking beauty while raising two kids with her husband in the Bronx, New York. You can visit her at samwedelich.com or follow her on Instagram @samwedelich.
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