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Little Bear

Written by Else Holmelund Minarik & illustrated by Maurice Sendak
Published by Turtleback Books
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Jan 1, 1957
Publication Date
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Pages
4-7
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What's Little Bear About

Publisher Summary

Celebrate the timeless warmth of a mother’s love with the very first ever I Can Read book.

Meet Little Bear, a friend to millions of children. And meet Mother Bear, who is there whenever Little Bear needs her. When it is cold and snowy outside, she finds just the right outfit for Little Bear to play in. When he goes to the moon, she has a hot lunch waiting for him on his return. And, of course, she never forgets his birthday.

This classic from Else Holmelund Minarik and Maurice Sendak was written in 1957 and remains as beloved today as it was then. An ALA Notable Children’s Book, this Level One I Can Read is full of warm and lovingly playful stories that are perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences.

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Who Wrote Little Bear

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Else Holmelund Minarik

<p>Else Holmelund Minarik first introduced readers to her timeless character in the classic <em>Little Bear</em>. Publication of this book, with illustrations by Maurice Sendak, launched the I Can Read series. This much-loved author continues to write stories for children at her home in North Carolina.</p>

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Who Illustrated Little Bear

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Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak was born June 10, 1928, in Brooklyn, NY. He received the 1964 Caldecott Medal for <i>Where the Wild Things Are</i>. In 1970 he received the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal for illustration, and he remains the only American ever awarded this honor. In 1983, Sendak received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award from the American Library Association, given in recognition of his entire body of work. He also received a 1996 National Medal of Arts in recognition of his contribution of arts in America. He illustrated over 80 books. He died May 8, 2012.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780808526186
Publication Date:
January 1, 1957
WorldCat Number (OCLC):
51609881
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0808526189
Lexile® Level:
370L
ATOS® Book Level:
2.4
Accelerated Reader® Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
6279
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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