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A Bear Sat on My Porch Today

Written by Jane Yolen

Illustrated by Rilla Alexander

A Bear Sat on My Porch Today Synopsis

What to do if a rather insistent bear squats on your porch today? Followed in short order by a shaggy squirrel, a spraying skunk, a playful possum, and a bevy of forest critters large and small? This hilarious cumulative tale of reluctant hospitality and generous inclusivity will leave readers chanting, OKAY. OKAY! YOU CAN STAY. But watch out! That porch is starting to sway. . . . Jane Yolen's uproarious chant-aloud story is brought to life by Rilla Alexander's dazzling retro-hip illustrations in an exuberant collaboration sure to take its place alongside such cumulative classics as This is the House that Jack Built and There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly.

A Bear Sat on My Porch Today Press Reviews

I's so fantastic....sure to be a new storytime favorite! --Imagination Soup

Book Information

ISBN: 9781452102498
Publication date: 11th January 2018
Author: Jane Yolen
Illustrator: Rilla Alexander
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 32 pages

About Jane Yolen

Jane Yolen (hailed as the Aesop of the twentieth century ) has written more than 350 books, won numerous awards, and received six honorary doctorates in literature. She lives outside Springfield, Massachusetts, where a bear really did visit her porch.

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