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Joan G. Robinson’s based her classic stories, about the very everyday things that might happen to a teddy bear, on her daughter’s bear and the experiences she had, or might have had, with him. The result is some of the most-loved stories about a little girl and her ver special teddy bear. Teddy Robinson has many endearing characteristics. In particular, he is very wise – and sings some very sweet songs! In her delightful foreword, Deborah Sheppard, the original owner of Teddy Robinson and Joan G Robinson’s daughter, writes delightfully about how her mother came to write the stories for her and, in particular, how she was the first reader of every Teddy Robinson story.
One of a range of Macmillan Classics, beautifully produced hardback editions of some of the best-loved stories from the past. Each has a introduction by another author who, in their turn, have been influenced by the great writers of these books.
A friendly, free-and-easy bear, A cosy, jolly, teasy bear Is always welcome everywhere. Fair and furry, fat and free, That's the kind of bear to be. Like Me! Join Teddy Robinson as he has a birthday party, goes to hospital and plays at the seaside. He's sometimes rather shy and sometimes a bit of a show-off - but with his love of rhymes and his great imagination, Teddy Robinson is the best friend any child could have.
|Publication date:||9th October 2014|
|Author:||Joan G. Robinson|
|Publisher:||Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan|
|Suitable for:||5+ readers, 7+ readers|
Joan G. Robinson (1910-88) was the second of four children to barrister parents. She trained as an illustrator and in 1939 began writing and illustrating stories for the very young. She published over thirty books in her lifetime for three different age groups. In 1953 the first of her enduringly popular TEDDY ROBINSON series about her daughter Deborah and her teddy was published, followed by the MARY-MARY series, about the youngest of five children. In 1967 WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal. It was the first of five novels for older children.More About Joan G. Robinson