Storytime: Little Bear and the Butterflies by Susan Quinn


Storytime: Little Bear and the Butterflies by Susan Quinn

Mummy Bear's favorite game when she was little was chasing butterflies in Bluebell Meadow. Now little bear can't wait to find this magical place for herself! When a butterfly lands on her nose, she sets out to find Bluebell Meadow with the help of her animal friends. Chasing the butterflies and making daisy chains is so much fun she completely forgets the time! I wish I could stay here forever, she yawns, when a soft voice tells her to wake up. Could it all have been a dream? A gentle story about a little bear and the power of dreams, with a magical twist at the end. The stunning illustrations and heartwarming characters will make this book a special treat for bedtime reading.


A lovely imaginative story with a special ending... Little Bear asks Mummy Bear about her favourite childhood game - it was chasing butterflies in Bluebell Meadow. When Little Bear is napping, a butterfly lands on her nose and she is off on a very special adventure with lots of friends and fun. A gentle story about the power of dreaming, with wonderful illustrations that are a sheer delight. Each book in the series contains useful discussion points to stimulate parents and teachers to make the best use of these charming stories. They are perfect bedtime reading. -- Susan Quinn Parents in Touch

About the Author

SUSAN QUINN was born in Manchester but has travelled the world: by way of South Africa and Sydney. She became a children s librarian at 23 and then moved back to England. Susan s experiences as a mother and playing in a meadow full of bluebells as a child inspired her to write Little Bear and the Butterflies. CAROLINE PEDLER grew up in Cornwall but moved to Portsmouth, Bristol and Bath for 13 years before returning to her hometown in 2005. Her career started when she was commissioned by Hallmarks Cards UK in 1997, her career has since gone from strength to strength. Caroline has illustrated with a variety of different children publishers, including QED, and her books can be found worldwide and in over 10 languages.

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24 pages


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Publication date

5th May 2014



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