The Scary Bear by Rose Impey


The Scary Bear by Rose Impey

Trying to find their way back to Earth, Scout and Ace meet a grumpy bear who lives in a barrel. When they invite him on board the Superstar, the bear soon has his eye on the Captain's chair...


Farcical and fast-paced, this simple story is told with full-page colour illustrations making it a great crossover from picture books to read-alone stories. Junior

About the Author

Rose Impey

Rose Impey lives in a small village in Leicestershire. She is very well known and highly regarded as a writer of books for children of all ages. It was her experience of telling stories in school as a teacher that led to her starting to write them down. She is a popular visitor to schools and libraries where she reads her work aloud to captivated audiences.

Rose has a deep love and extensive knowledge of fairy and folk tales. For the Fairy Tales series (also available in a collection called The Orchard Book of Fairy Tales) and for the Twice Upon a Time series she thoroughly researched the stories of Grimm, Perrault and Joseph Jacobs before retelling them in her own spirited, direct and authoritative way.

Rose received a great deal of praise for her series Colour Crackers, a series of lively, funny stories, which has the widest possible appeal. Rhode Island Roy was read on Jackanory. She has also written stories for picture books. Joe's Cafe won the Sheffield Children's Book Award.

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32 pages


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Publication date

1st June 2006



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