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The Bear Facts: Books About Cuddly Creatures | Nonfiction Booktalker

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Books about bears and pandas are super-popular with K–4 kids and a great way to encourage them to read.

Pick of the Day: The Bear in the Book

Blue book cover with black bear

BANKS, Kate. The Bear in the Book. illus. by Greg Hallensleben. 40p. Farrar/Frances Foster. Oct. 2012. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-374-30591-8.
PreS–In this deceptively simple bedtime story, a boy snuggles up with his mother to read his favorite book. It is about a bear going to sleep for the winter, and together they look at the pictures and talk about the text. “‘Do bears really sleep all winter long?’ asked the boy.” He turns the page and notices the snow. “‘Snow is [...]