Big Bear's Big Boat by Eve Bunting
  

Synopsis

Big Bear's Big Boat by Eve Bunting

Big Bear outgrew his little boat, so he is building himself a big boat and can't wait till he's rowing, fishing, and relaxing in it. When his friends start suggesting improvements, Big Bear obligingly follows their advice. To his dismay, his big boat is turning out all wrong. It's because he hasn't followed his own dream, and he knows exactly how to fix it. With all the simplicity, warmth, and wisdom of Little Bear's Little Boat, this book honours an important step in growing up.

Reviews

A story riding on a Thoreau-vian sensibility with a Zen serenity. . . . This story is more than just a tale of sticking to your vision it's a small world unto itself. A keeper. Kirkus, starred review With spare, gentle text and cozy ink-and-paint illustrations, this picture book is nostalgic in feel and has a simple, timeless message about following one's dreams. Booklist A sweet story about the simple happiness that comes from staying true to oneself. School Library Journal The gentle, simply worded text and childlike bear will appeal to fans of Minarik's Little Bear series, and the short sentences and uncomplicated vocabulary may put this within range of the easy-reader crowd as well. The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

About the Author

Eve Bunting

Eve Bunting lives in Pasadena, California. She is the author of many books for children published by Egmont and HarperCollins. Litte Bear's Little Boat is her first book for Bloomsbury.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Eve Bunting
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Publication date

1st November 2013

ISBN

9780618585373


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