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Those adorable bears from Bears on Chairs return in an irresistibly sweet bedtime story.

Bears in BedsBEARS IN BEDS, Available August 2012

Reading level: Ages 2 and up
Publisher: Candlewick
ISBN-10: 0763653381
ISBN-13: 978-0763653385

It’s time for Big Brown Bear to tuck all four little bears into their beds. Then he’s ready to climb into his own bed and turn out the light. Five warm beds, holding five sleepy bears, until a sound goes whoosh in the middle of the night, and all the bears wake up in a fright. Will they ever get back into bed? Luckily, Big Brown Bear knows just what to do! A fun, rhyming read-aloud that parents will love and tired little cubs will be happy to snuggle up with.


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Bears on ChairsCan five bears share four chairs? The infectious rhymes and easy charm of this winsome read-aloud will make young listeners sit up and take notice.


Four chairs. Four adorable bears. All is well until Big Brown Bear shows up — what a stare! — and wants a seat. Can these clever bears put their heads together (among other things) and make space for one more? With endearing, expressive illustrations and a sustained rhyme in every line, here is a cozy tale that makes it clear there is room for all.


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BEARS ON CHAIRS, Available August 11, 2009

Reading level: Ages 4-8
Publisher: Candlewick ()
ISBN-10: 076363588X
ISBN-13: 978-0763635886

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One Frog SangOne Frog Sang

On a wet spring night, one big frog sings KA-BLU-URP! Two tiny frogs sing PREEP, PREEP, three young frogs sing RIBBIT, RIBBIT, all the way up to ten frogs who trill PEEP, PEEP as a frog chorus fills the air with grunts and croaks and chirps. The night is resonant until . . . a car splashes down the street and all the frogs, from ten down to one, are hushed! Shirley Parenteau offers a joyfully cacophonous counting up and counting-down story, bursting with lyrical sound play and visual surprises, vibrantly illustrated by Cynthia Jabar.




One Frog Sang

Reading level:
Ages 4-8, Hardcover: 32 pages

ISBN-10: 0763623946
ISBN-13: 978-0763623944


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