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Glad, Glad Bear! (Bear's Feelings)

Written and illustrated by Kimberly Gee
Published by Beach Lane Books
Goodreads Rating - 4.0 / 5.0
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Publisher Summary

Bear is very, very, very GLAD today! He’s taking his first ballet class. But he’s a little nervous too. This sweet and silly picture book is an honest exploration of feelings that little ones—and grown-ups!—are sure to relate to.

Bear is so excited that today is dance day! He has his new leggings, slippers, and tutu, and he is ready to go. But when he gets there, he feels a little shy, a little unsure, and even a little afraid. What can make him feel better? Dancing, of course!

This charming companion to Mad, Mad Bear is a celebration of how stepping out and doing the things we love makes us feel happy…even if we are a little apprehensive at first!

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Who Wrote Glad, Glad Bear! (Bear's Feelings)

author & illustrator
Kimberly Gee

Kimberly Gee grew up in Lakewood, New Jersey, and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from California State University, Long Beach. Prior to delving into her life-long dream of writing and illustrating children’s books, Kimberly parlayed her creative talents into a successful career in architectural design, illustration, and greeting card design and production. Kimberly currently resides in Claremont, California. She has two young children, Finn and Claire, who are her inspiration (and her models). Visit her at

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Kimberly Gee's Book Dedication

For Momma Bear Kelly and her cub, Axl

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
ISBN 13:
Publication Date:
February 18, 2020
Text Details:
The text for this book was set in Supernett.
Illustration Details:
The illustrations for this book were rendered in black Prismacolor and colored digitally.