A Very Curious Bear by Tony Mitton
  

A Very Curious Bear

Written by Tony Mitton
Illustrated by Paul Howard

Synopsis

A Very Curious Bear by Tony Mitton

One bright morning, on a walk in the woods, Little Bear is filled with wonder...and questions! Why does the sun come and light up the day? Why does the wind rush around in the air? Why does the stream seem to gurgle and babble? Luckily, Big Bear has all the answers! A beautifully written portrayal of the tender moments shared between a daddy bear and his cub, from award-winning poet Tony Mitton and illustrated in atmospheric detail by the incredibly talented Paul Howard.

Reviews

Rhyming couplets tell the story beautifully. * School Librarian * Because the poems and drawings are so fine, this story is a page-turner and a delight. * School Librarian * Find some novel rhyming answers here amidst delightful animal pictures. * Northern Echo * Gives satisfying answers as to why the wind rushes and the moon shines ... Great for sharing * The Bookseller * 'mesmerised children from the start as they sat captivated the whole way through the story' * Nursery Education Plus * This very clever book is likely to appeal to young children * The Bookbag * A lyrical text with wonderfully warm illustrations * Family Interest Magazine * A charming tale * Junior * A page-turner and a delight * School Librarian *

About the Author

Tony Mitton

Tony Mitton has been writing since he was 9. He began writing specifically for children while working as a primary school and special needs teacher. He now works full-time as a writer and sometimes performs his poems in schools and libraries and other venues, mainly in the UK. His picture books include Down by the Cool of the Pool (with Guy Parker-Rees) and The Somethingosaur (with Russell Ayto).

He lives in a small house in the middle of Cambridge with his wife and two children, and a cat called Tiggy, who is definitely one of the family. Tony likes Cambridge but he and his wife often wish they'd settled somewhere where there are better places for walking, like cliffs and hills with good views of the landscape.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Tony Mitton
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Author's Website

www.tonymitton.co.uk/

Publisher

Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

6th August 2009

ISBN

9781846162466


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