A Christmas for Bear

By Bonny Becker

Illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton

Bear’s understated Christmas celebration has Mouse feeling a bit anxious in this humorous and heart-warming story featuring the unlikely, loveable pair.

Get ready for Christmas and the best kind of surprises as grumpy Bear and eager Mouse, of the Bear and Mouse series, return in a funny tale full of festive cheer and friendship. One frosty night, Bear hears a tap, tap, tapping on his front door. “Merry Christmas!” cries Mouse, who has arrived for a Christmas party. Bear has never had one before, but he’s certain that pickles are essential, along with the reading of a long and difficult poem. The problem is, whenever Bear comes back from the kitchen with treats, Mouse has vanished – only to be found, small and grey and guilty-eyed, scurrying under the bed or searching the closet. Will there be a present for Mouse? Even just a tiny one?

Categories: Picture Books

For readers aged: 4+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781406374308
  • Published: 02 Nov 2017
  • Price: £12.99
  • Size: 235 x 270 mm
  • Pages: 48

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'“[…] charming […] A lovely, seasonal introduction to friendship and sharing.”' Baby Hampshire

'“The gentle humour of the text finds a perfect accompaniment in illustrations that bring the characters to life.”' Books for Keeps

'“[…] a delight to share.”' Armadillo

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