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Little Bear's Friend

Written by Else Holmelund Minarik & illustrated by Maurice Sendak
Published by HarperCollins
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Jan 1, 1960
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One summer Little Bear makes friends with a girl named Emily. But when summer ends, Emily must leave. Little Bear is very sad—until he finds a way to stay close to his new friend even when she is far away!

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Who Wrote Little Bear's Friend

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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's Friend

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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:
9780064440516
Publication Date:
January 1, 1960
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0064440516
Lexile® Level:
300L

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