This is the Bear by Sarah Hayes
  

This is the Bear

Written by Sarah Hayes
Illustrated by Helen Craig
Part of the This is the Bear Series

3+ readers   
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Fun to read aloud and fun as a very first book to read alone, This Is the Bear is tragic story of what happens to a much-loved teddy bear after he’s pushed into the dustbin by the dog. It’s a saga of a search through dustbins and even the dump itself before the triumphant recovery. Told in simple rhyming verse, it’s a treat on its own but the accompanying CD which includes the three sequels as ‘performed’ by Bill Oddie and Imelda Staunton among others, makes it irresistible.

Synopsis

This is the Bear by Sarah Hayes

The boy, the bear and the dog are the best of friends. But one day the bear gets lost and has to be searched for high and low. Join in the fun of this picture book and activity CD performed by an array of stars. The audio CD contains four story readings, games, songs, activities and music.

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"Its rhyming, repetitive language with easy-to-read speech bubbles makes it ideal." The Guardian

About the Author

Sarah Hayes
Sarah Hayes is the author of many books for children, including the This is the Bear quartet; Mary, Mary; Happy Christmas, Gemma (shortlisted for the Smarties Book Prize); and Eat Up, Gemma. Sarah is married with three children and lives in Thame, Oxfordshire.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: 2+

Author

Sarah Hayes
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Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

3rd March 2003

ISBN

9780744594812

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