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A Beginner's Guide to Bearspotting

Written by Michelle Robinson

Illustrated by David Roberts

A Beginner's Guide to Bearspotting Synopsis

Bearspotting is a dangerous business - you ought to take it seriously, you know. So here's what you need to know for starters - black bears are dangerous and black, brown bears are dangerous and brown. Although sometimes black bears can be a little brown, and brown bears can be a little black. Are you following? You really need to focus here. If you do, this guide will tell you all you need to know when walking in BEAR COUNTRY. Don't leave home without it. Are you ready? Good! Let's go ... A Beginner's Guide to Bearspotting is the laugh-out-loud, essential guide for all would-be bearspotters. To be studied with due care and attention. Don't say we didn't warn you ...

A Beginner's Guide to Bearspotting Press Reviews

It's a treat. Brilliantly expressive bears (and squirrels), pages bursting with humour, a delicious air of danger and a particularly effective alchemy of words and pictures. And with all the best picture books, children and adults will find much to enjoy. * The Bookseller * A very good story, with super illustrations which really capture the reader's imagination throughout. -- Marie Berry * Reading Zone * So beautifully and succinctly written, with an utterly hilarious narrative and equally funny illustrations, A Beginner's Guide to Bearspotting is a must for anyone's shelf. * Picture Books Blogger * This book is a true delight from start to finish with wonderful illustrations and laugh-aloud text. * Parents in Touch * Pair one talented author with one also mega talented illustrator you get an epic and glorious picture book to kick off 2016!! * Book Monsters * It's a treat. Brilliantly expressive bears (and squirrels), pages bursting with humour, a delicious air of danger and a particularly effective alchemy of words and pictures. And with all the best picture books, children and adults will find much to enjoy * The Bookseller * An illustrated story that will delight adventurous under-fives * The Telegraph * A beautiful, informative and humorous look at wild bears * Irish Examiner * By turns funny and sweet, it's a real pleasure to devour - there are bound to be more awards on the horizon for this pair * Woman's Way * Cannily balanced between the alarming, the comical and the reassuring. Children will relish the mix * Observer * Hilarious book, with wonderfully expressive pictures that add so much to the story * Primary Times * Visually enchanting * Glasgow Herald * Michelle Robinson's deadpan narration of a whimsical and witty story is complimented by David Roberts's finely drawn illustrations * The Guardian * Laugh-out-loud * The Sunday Times *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781408845561
Publication date: 1st March 2016
Author: Michelle Robinson
Illustrator: David Roberts
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 32 pages

About Michelle Robinson

Michelle Robinson is the author of several successful picture books including the Sainsbury's award-winning There's a Lion in my Cornflakes, illustrated by Jim Field (Bloomsbury). She lives in Frome, Somerset with her husband and their two children. www.michellerobinson.co.uk David Roberts is an award-winning illustrator who has illustrated works by authors such as Julia Donaldson, Jacqueline Wilson and Julian Clary. Born in Liverpool, he now lives and works in London. He won the Nestle Children's Prize Gold Award for his line drawings in Mouse Noses on Toast (Faber). His books with Julia Donaldson include the bestselling Tyrannosaurus Drip, ...

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