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Bears on Chairs

Written by Shirley Parenteau and illustrated by David Walker
Published by Candlewick Press
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Can five bears share four chairs? The infectious rhymes and easy charm of this winsome read-aloud will make young listeners sit up and take notice. (Ages 2-6) FOUR HAPPY BEARS ON FOUR SMALL CHAIRS. Four chairs. Four adorable bears. All is well until Big Brown Bear shows up — what a stare! — and wants a seat. Can these clever bears put their heads together (among other things) and make space for one more? With endearing, expressive illustrations and a sustained rhyme in every line, here is a cozy tale that makes it clear there is room for all.

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Who Wrote Bears on Chairs

Shirley Parenteau

Shirley Parenteau is the author of six other picture books about the bears, as well as the Friendship Dolls middle-grade fiction series. She lives in Elk Grove, California.

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Who Illustrated Bears on Chairs

David Walker

David Walker is the illustrator of numerous children’s books, including Before You Were Mine (Putnam); Time for a Hug, Time for a Bath, and Time for a Trip (all Sterling); and Bears on Chairs (Candlewick). He lives in Chapel Hill, NC. To see more of David’s work, please visit (Bio via Sterling Fall 2018 Catalog.)

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January 1, 2009