Is it Christmas? by John Prater
  

Synopsis

Is it Christmas? by John Prater

Every morning Baby Bear asks, 'Is it Christmas?'And Grandbear replies, 'Just a few more sleeps and it will be.'But there's lots to be done, from tidying the house to digging up the tree and decorating. Each page is filled with the wonderment and anticipation of Christmas, and at the end there's a special surprise - the whole family have come to share Baby Bear's Christmas! Prater's wonderfully atmospheric pre-school Christmas story is filled with all the anticipation of getting ready for the big day.

Reviews

An endearing holiday read capturing all the warmth of a cosy family Christmas The Lady It's the illustrations that are the great strength, genuinely capturing something of the fevered anticipation and expectation which surrounds Christmas and all its customs West Sussex Gazette

About the Author

John Prater studied art in Portsmouth and Brighton and worked as a teacher for many years before turning his attention to children's books. His first book, On Friday Something Funny Happened, was shortlisted for the Mother Goose Award in 1982. John Prater first got the idea for Baby Bear when he became a granddad and he has now written and illlustrated nine Baby Bear books. John Prater lives in Horndean, Hampshire.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: from 0 to 5

Author

John Prater
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Publisher

Red Fox an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

4th November 2004

ISBN

9780099439622


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