A Christmas for Bear

By Bonny Becker

Illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton

Bear had never had a real Christmas... Clearly, the most important thing was pickles.

Get ready for Christmas and the best kind of surprises as grumpy Bear and eager Mouse 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 cupboard. Will there be a present for Mouse? Even just a tiny one?

Categories: Picture Books

For readers aged: 4+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781406379730
  • Published: 01 Nov 2018
  • Price: £7.99
  • Size: 235 x 270 mm
  • Pages: 48

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Customer reviews


'“[…] 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

'“It is an absolutely marvelous tale of friendship and trust.”' Fallen Star Stories

'“[…] a gorgeous tale.”' Books for Boys

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