Bears at the Beach by Emma Carlisle

Bears at the Beach

Written by Emma Carlisle
Illustrated by Emma Carlisle

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Emma Carlisle captures all the happiness and excitement felt by a child on a day out at the beach, and adds some extra drama too in this charming picture book. Little Bear describes a day out at the seaside, playing on the beach with his parents, taking a boat trip, flying a kite. It stops being fun when he loses Mum and Dad but he cleverly flies his kite to help them find him again. The warm golden tones conjure up the feel of a sunny summer’s day and the illustrations are full of life and energy. Little Bear is a real character too. ~ Andrea Reece


Bears at the Beach by Emma Carlisle

Mummy Bear has packed the towels, Daddy Bear has packed the parasol and Little Bear is bringing his brand new kite! But the beach can be a busy place, so when Little Bear gets lost his parents hunt high and low. But a clever little bear with a brand new kite won't stay lost for long. All he needs is a strong sea breeze...

About the Author

Emma Carlisle

Emma Carlisle loved to draw from a young age, encouraged by her parents with endless trips to the library and a good supply of pencils and poster paint. She went on to study Illustration at the University of Plymouth, and in 2014 she graduated from the Cambridge MA in Children's Book Illustration with full Distinctions. She was Highly Commended by The Macmillan Prize for Children's Book Illustration in 2013. Lion Practice is her first picture book. Emma lives in Malvern.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 3


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Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

30th June 2016




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