School Library JournalRobert Beatty lebt mit seiner Frau und den drei Töchtern in Asheville im Herzen der Blue Ridge Mountains/North Carolina. In der Nähe seines Wohnortes liegt das Biltmore House, ein von der Familie Vanderbilt im 19. Jahrhundert errichtetes Herrenhaus mit riesigen Ländereien. Dies ist der Schauplatz der „Serafina“-Reihe, über die Robert sagt: „Mein Wunsch war es, für meine Töchter eine Geschichte über ein außergewöhnliches und heldenhaftes Mädchen zu schreiben.“
Bear learns to appreciate his best friend, Bug
- Amazon Childrens Publishing
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- Product dimensions:
- 9.20(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.50(d)
- Age Range:
- 4 - 8 Years
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Bug and Bear: A Story of True Friendship based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Bug and Bear has some of the most adorable illustrations I have ever seen in a picture book. The subdued colors give a sweet feeling to the atmosphere. I loved how both Bear and Bug were illustrated. The writing was well done, but I didn't like the concept of the story. The subtitle is "A Story of True Friendship", but Bear is miserable throughout the majority of the book. She employs various ways of hiding from Bug, and constantly tells him to go away and leave her alone. She is quite mean to him, while he is upbeat, cheerful, and just wants to play. I guess the thing I had a problem with was how thoughtless Bear was. A true friend wouldn't be so rude. If it had been passed off as a story of forgiveness, or a story of learning kindness, I think I could have liked it. Bear could have been much more likable, and the same story could have played out in a more positive way.