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Face-to-face with a lonely gorilla, an angry lion and a noisy crocodile, Bear uses his magic pencil to draw the very thing that will improve their lives.
As ever, Anthony Broiwne’s illustrations are full of surprises and jokes!
This is an animal adventure for the little white bear and his magic pencil. As bear strolls through the forest he meets a lonely gorilla, a noisy crocodile, a lion and even an elephant. They all look like they need something, so bear steps in to save the day using his magic red and yellow pencil to draw just what they were looking for.
Originally published in 1988 this early work by a picture book master is available again for a brand-new audience.
|Publication date:||1st August 2013|
|Publisher:||Walker Books Ltd|
|Suitable for:||Baby and Toddler, 3+ readers|
As a childAnthony grew up in a village called Hipperholme, in Yorkshire. He loved art and would spend hours drawing with his beloved father. He says of his father, “He was an unusual man – outwardly strong and confident, but also shy and sensitive – a bit like the gorillas I love to illustrate now. As well as drawing, he encouraged me to play a lot of sports, such as rugby and soccer and cricket. I was small for my age and I used to go to a fairly tough school – if I hadn’t been good ...More About Anthony Browne