Little Bear and the Wishing Tree by Norbert Landa, Simon Mendez


Little Bear and the Wishing Tree by Norbert Landa, Simon Mendez

Bertie Bear is spending the night high in the branches of his favourite tree. However, he soon finds out that it is no ordinary tree. When he's hungry, pancakes appear and when he's cold, there's a blanket to snuggle in. Could the tree be magic?

About the Author

Norbert Landa was born in Austria and has worked as a journalist, songwriter and playwright. In 1980 he began writing books for children and has now had over 120 published. He is also the publisher of Germany's leading educational children's magazine. Norbert lives with his wife in Germany. Simon Mendez was born in York and took a General Art and Design course at York Technical College, then studied Scientific and Natural History Illustration at Fylde College in Blackpool. He now paints many different subjects but mainly concentrates on portraits and animal subjects. Simon enjoys reading, watching movies, photography and walking in the countryside.

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32 pages
Interest Age: 4-7 years


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Publication date

7th May 2007



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