Are You Sad, Little Bear? by Rachel Rivett

Are You Sad, Little Bear?

Written by Rachel Rivett
Illustrated by Tina MacNaughton

3+ readers   Baby and Toddler   
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A gentle and beautifully illustrated story about the bereavement of a loved one. Little Bear sees the patterns of living and dying in the natural world and learns to accept them.


Are You Sad, Little Bear? by Rachel Rivett

Grandmother Bear has gone for ever, so it's no wonder that Little Bear is feeling sad. His mother wisely suggests that perhaps the Wildwood can help him understand his loss. Little Bear's day of exploring and asking questions brings him comfort and hope.


Gently philosophical and full of autumn colour… lyrical in both text and illustration
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Utterly disarming, and handsomely produced Kevin Crossley-Holland

About the Author

Rachel Rivett is the author of Little Grey and the Great Mystery. Tina Macnaughton is the author of My First Valentine's Day Book.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 3


Rachel Rivett
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Lion Children's Books an imprint of Lion Hudson Plc

Publication date

24th May 2013




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