The Cricket Who Came to Dinner (Maurice Sendak's Little Bear Series)

The Cricket Who Came to Dinner (Maurice Sendak's Little Bear Series)

by Else Holmelund Minarik, Chris Hahner
     
 
All of Little Bear's friends and family have gathered for dinner. Everyone is having a wonderful time. But when they hear an odd noise, Little Bear finds out that they have an unexpected guest for dinner -- a cricket!

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All of Little Bear's friends and family have gathered for dinner. Everyone is having a wonderful time. But when they hear an odd noise, Little Bear finds out that they have an unexpected guest for dinner -- a cricket!

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature
Else Holmelund Minarik has written an inviting story of a meal shared by Little Bear and his family and friends. During the excitement and preparation, they all periodically hear a loud chirping sound. They suspect a cricket but after searching everywhere, none is to be found. Throughout the story, the "chirp, chirp" continues to be heard. Finally, after all the guests have gathered, the noisy cricket is discovered. He is invited to join in the sumptuous feast�a dinner that brings together family and friends, both old and new. Children will connect with the familiar and endearing "Little Bear" in another of his adventures. The story is based on the series of books written by Else Holmelund Minarik and illustrated by Maurice Sendak. Chris Hahner's charming drawings and warm colors capture a festive scene as the group delights in each others' company. The simplicity of the text makes this an enjoyable and comfortable read-a-loud for preschool and kindergarten children. 2003, Harper Festival, Ages 2 to 6.
— Arlene Connolly

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780694017034
Publisher:
HarperCollins Children's Books
Publication date:
08/28/2003
Series:
Maurice Sendak's Little Bear Series
Pages:
24
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
3 - 4 Years

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