Baby Bear's Christmas Kiss by John Prater
  

Synopsis

Baby Bear's Christmas Kiss by John Prater

It's Christmas Day and all the family have come to visit. Baby Bear and the cousins are so excited they shake and poke and sniff all the presents under the tree. But suddenly Baby Bear realizes - Grandbear doesn't have a present! With a bit of snow and some mistletoe 'berries' that twinkle like the star on the Christmas tree, Baby Bear creates a special snowberry snow bear for Grandbear. But he soon discovers that a Christmas kiss for Grandbear is worth far more than any present! With simple, poignant details, Prater captures all the joy and warmth of family at Christmas time.

Reviews

An affectionate generational tale told with added glow for Christmas. - Junior. Captures all the joy and warmth of a family at Christmas time. - Parents News (London and Surrey). A gentle story.... Great movement in the pictures and lots of details to pour over. - Carousel Christmas Supplement. John Prater's Baby Bear is set for a wonderful Christmas and so are all his fans! - Junior News and Mail [Aldershot]. Christmas Round Up: Prater's illustrations glow with warmth, and the sweetness of Baby and Grandbear's relationship makes these ideal gifts. - Sunday Independent (Dublin). The joys of Christmas are portrayed through pictures filled with movement and soft colours. - 5-7 Educator

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. Prater first got the idea for Baby Bear when he became a granddad. This is the ninth Baby Bear book that he has written and illustrated. John Prater lives in Horndean, Hampshire.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: from 0 to 5 To 5

Author

John Prater
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Publisher

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

Publication date

3rd November 2005

ISBN

9780099439639


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