A Dog Called Bear
Written by Diane Fox
Illustrated by Christyan Fox
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This quirky picture book introduces two lively, original characters that children will relate to very easily and it has a useful and important message about friends, and getting along with other people too. Lucy has always wanted a dog and, equipped with guide book sets off to find one. She returns with Bear who settles in very happily, even though the basket is a bit small. They get along fine until Bear’s hibernation brings various niggles to the fore – being a dog owner isn’t easy, but then neither is being a pet. Readers young and old alike will find lots to laugh at in the characters and their situation, and be delighted by the happy resolution to the story. ~ Andrea Reece
A Dog Called Bear by Diane Fox
“Hello, my name is Lucy and I’m looking for a dog. I have a very nice basket at home, and if I had a dog I would love him and care for him and take him for walks every day.”
At first they get on very well, but eventually the strain starts to show – Lucy hates the bowls of porridge everywhere, and Bear can’t stand the fact that every time he brings a ball back, Lucy throws it away again! Will they ever work it out?
A charming story of friendship and compromise, A Dog Called Bear will be loved by children who have always secretly wanted a dog, or even a bear….Another classic from this husband-and-wife team, told with simplicity and portrayed through appealing characters, illustrated with style and confidence.
About the Author
More books by Diane Fox
Faber & Faber
4th August 2016
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