Little Bear's Friend (I Can Read Book 1 Series)

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One summer Little Bear makes friends with a girl named Emily. But when summer ends, Emily must leave. Little Bear is very sad—until he finds a way to stay close to his new friend even when she is far away!

One summer Little Bear makes friends with Emily and her doll Lucy.

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Overview

One summer Little Bear makes friends with a girl named Emily. But when summer ends, Emily must leave. Little Bear is very sad—until he finds a way to stay close to his new friend even when she is far away!

One summer Little Bear makes friends with Emily and her doll Lucy.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780064440516
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 4/28/1984
  • Series: I Can Read Book 1 Series
  • Edition description: 1ST HARPER
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 64
  • Sales rank: 84,479
  • Age range: 3 - 6 Years
  • Lexile: 300L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.18 (d)

Meet the Author

Else Holmelund Minarik first introduced readers to her timeless character in the classic Little Bear. Publication of this book, with illustrations by Maurice Sendak, launched the I Can Read series. This much-loved author continues to write stories for children at her home in North Carolina.

In addition to Where the Wild Things Are, Maurice Sendak's books include Kenny's Window, Very Far Away, The Sign on Rosie's Door, Nutshell Library (consisting of Chicken Soup with Rice, Alligators All Around, One Was Johnny, and Pierre), Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life, In the Night Kitchen, Outside Over There, We Are All in the Dumps with Jack and Guy, and Bumble-Ardy.

He received the 1964 Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are; the 1970 Hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration; the 1983 Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, given by the American Library Association in recognition of his entire body of work; and a 1996 National Medal of Arts in recognition of his contribution to the arts in America. In 2003, he received the first Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, an international prize for children's literature established by the Swedish government.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 28, 2007

    As with all Sendak

    As with 'Little Bear,' this book is incredible for keeping a child's attention.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 19, 2001

    A Sweet, Fun Story

    The best books for young children are books that Mom and Dad can enjoy as much as their kids. The 'Little Bear' books fall into this category. My 2 and a half year old enjoys the stories and will sit entranced through the entire book. I think this book is also a great introduction to chapter books. I like how all the stories tie together, and the illustrations are great. Emily is adorable. A great book to share!

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