Bear's Busy Family by Stella Blackstone


Bear's Busy Family by Stella Blackstone

In this bilingual edition of Bear at Work, join Bear as he delivers the post and introduces readers to his friends around town who all have different jobs. Rhythm and rhyme drive the clever text, and Debbie Harter's engaging illustrations capture Bear's world in bright colours. about this title: Joins our other English/Spanish and English/French Bear bilinguals, including Bear about Town/Oso en la ciudad and Bear in a Square/ L' Ours dans un carre. Builds basic Spanish and French vocabulary about professions and sights around town. Includes bilingual endnotes about different careers and a vocabulary list of the places Bear visits on his rounds.

About the Author

On good days, Stella Blackstone lives east of the sun and west of the moon. On less good days, she lives at the bottom of a well. She finds ideas in all of these places and turns them into songs, poems and rhymes. She has read and written poetry for as long as she can remember, and her favourite books include Louis Untermeyer’s A Child’s Treasury of Poetry, which was a constant companion throughout her childhood, Paolo Coelho’s The Alchemist, everything by T.S. Eliot, and William Buck’s translation of The Ramayana. She lives in southwest England, and enjoys walking and working in her garden as well as doing nothing whenever she has the chance.

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24 pages


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Publication date

1st August 2012



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Barefoot Books Ltd is an imprint of Barefoot Books

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