No Bears by Meg McKinlay


No Bears by Meg McKinlay

Ella wants to tell you a story - a story with absolutely no bears. You don't need bears for a book. You need pretty things like fairies and princesses and castles and maybe funny things and exciting things. In Ella's kind of story, there are no bears in the village or the castle or the deep dark forest or faraway lands. But there might be ...a monster! Riffing on well-known fairy-tale themes, this fun-packed, offbeat story is perfectly matched by playful illustrations whose running visual joke will keep even bear-lovers smiling.

About the Author

Meg McKinlay is a poet as well as a children's writer, whose previous titles include The Truth About Penguins. She divides her time between writing and teaching; she is an Honorary Research Associate at the University of Western Australia, where she has taught Australian literature, Japanese and creative writing. Meg lives with her family near the ocean in Fremantle, Western Australia. Visit Meg online at

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32 pages
Interest Age: 2 years +


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Publication date

3rd October 2013



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