BN.com Gift Guide

PAJAMA BEDTIME BEAR'S BIRTHDAY PARTY

Overview

P.B. Bear is a very special bear and today is a very special day. Young children are invited to join his fabulous birthday party adventure where they will: help P.B. Bear find his friends in a game of hide and seek, count the candles on his birthday cake, guess what's inside the big box, find five forks, five plates, and five party hats for the birthday picnic, and discover a tiny bear in every scene. They'll even discover what P.B. stands for!

P.B. the teddy bear ...

See more details below
Available through our Marketplace sellers.
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (44) from $1.99   
  • New (1) from $60.00   
  • Used (43) from $1.99   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$60.00
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(193)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
Brand new.

Ships from: acton, MA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by
Note: Kids' Club Eligible. See More Details.
Sending request ...

Overview

P.B. Bear is a very special bear and today is a very special day. Young children are invited to join his fabulous birthday party adventure where they will: help P.B. Bear find his friends in a game of hide and seek, count the candles on his birthday cake, guess what's inside the big box, find five forks, five plates, and five party hats for the birthday picnic, and discover a tiny bear in every scene. They'll even discover what P.B. stands for!

P.B. the teddy bear celebrates his birthday with a cake, a party for his friends, and lots of presents. Told in rebus form.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

From Barnes & Noble
The Barnes & Noble Review
From the first glance at this festive picture book, kids know they are in for a treat. Pajama Bedtime Bear is a cute teddy who is quite excited about his birthday. His special day arrives, and the mailman delivers some surprise packages. Although P. B. Bear is eager to open them, he knows he has some tasks to finish first. After his friend Dermott arrives, he bakes a fantastic cake. When his other friends arrive, they open the surprise boxes and find a train, which they happily put together. Primed for a picnic, the chums pack their food and presents and head to the country. After a day of eating and celebrating, this lively bunch heads home. Sleepy and content, P. B. Bear's ready for some shut-eye.

Expert photography and an adorable cast of friends combine to create a fun read for youngsters. The elaborate details, from the cheerful cake to P. B.'s bear-inspired accessories, will captivate readers. And the adorable faces of P. B. Bear's friends -- Dermott the dog, Russell the rabbit, Lucy the lamb, and Hilda the hen -- are so appealing that kids will be drawn in immediately. The story also uses images in place of many words, so that younger readers can follow along. And the endpapers reveal all the images with their corresponding words underneath. (Amy Barkat)

Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
The publisher's trademark, impeccably reproduced photography (here credited to Dave King, with additional work by Paul Bricknell and Alex Wilson) is the key to this sprightly book's success. Presented in rebus form, Davis's tale of a stuffed bear's birthday party features small photos of individual items as well as larger, crystal-clear, imaginatively composed shots so crisp that they have almost a pop-up effect. After the mailman brings P.B. Bear (a sleep-loving fellow whose initials stand for ``pajamas'' and ``bed'') several packages and cards, his stuffed-animal friends arrive for the celebration--each carrying a festively wrapped gift. In the largest package, the birthday bear finds a train, which carries the pals on a circular journey (easily traced by little fingers) to a picnic site. Along the way, youngsters are challenged to count various items and to find the tiny teddy that is hidden on each spread. Even the endpapers of this oversize, paper-over-board volume offer diversion: here, each of the photos used in the rebus are repeated and labeled, enabling beginning readers to show off their skills. Ages 2-6. ( Apr .)
School Library Journal
PreS-Gr 2-With its colorful, realistic photographs of a very lifelike bear, this large-sized picture-book rebus about a teddy bear on his birthday has lots of child appeal. A game of hide-and-seek in which youngsters can participate is one of the many inviting activities offered here. Back and front endpapers display brightly colored rebus pictures and words for children to identify. An enticing book for beginning readers as well as for the younger set, who will delight in helping ``to read'' the story.- Sally R. Dow, Ossining Public Library, NY
Deborah Abbott
P. (Pajama) B. (Bed) Bear, named after his favorite clothes and time of day, wakes up on his birthday with expectant eagerness. The mailman delivers one large package, two small ones, and three letters. The teddy's canine friend Dermott comes to help with the cake baking before P. B. Bear's other friends arrive. When P. B. Bear opens the large package, he finds a train, which the menagerie assembles. Jumping aboard, they travel to the country for a birthday picnic complete with balloons, games, presents, lunch, and cake. After the celebration, the group returns home, and P. B. Bear falls into bed. Written in rebus style with exquisitely sharp color photos used both in the rebus text and as illustrations, this birthday fantasy will enchant the youngest picture book crowd as well as beginning readers. The photos reflect a clever combination of actual household items and stuffed-animal characters. A small brown bear is hidden on each double-page spread for readers to find. The bright colors against the stark white backgrounds, the simple story, and the lovely endpapers, which display the rebus vocabulary neatly labeled, make this a handsome package. Like birthday wishes, think in terms of multiples.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781564583802
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/1/2001
  • Series: P.B. Bear Series
  • Edition description: REVISED
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 4 - 6 Years
  • Product dimensions: 10.28 (w) x 13.28 (h) x 0.35 (d)

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted June 21, 2001

    Great book for early readers

    My daughter (age 3)has this book. Hardly a day goes by that she doesn't want me to read it to her but she knows that she gets to help 'read' it too by helping with the rebus pictures throughout the story. I have noticed that she is beginning to understand the basic forms of reading i.e. going from left to right and sequencing of pictures. A great way to introduce your child to reading patterns.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)