Old Bear Tales by Jane Hissey


Old Bear Tales by Jane Hissey

A collection of stories featuring Old Bear and other characters from Jane Hissey's previous books, Old Bear , Little Bear's Trousers and Little Bear Lost . New characters include Katie Camel and Henry Isaiah, so called because he had one eye higher than the other.

About the Author

Jane Hissey

Jane studied illustration at art college, and was taught by Raymond Briggs before becoming an Art teacher herself. She has three grown up children; Owen, Alison and Ralph, and lives in East Sussex with her husband Ivan, who is also an illustrator.

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75 pages


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Publication date

19th September 1991



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