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Ant Plays Bear

by Betsy Byars
Illustrator Marc Simont

Penguin Young Reader Group | July 19, 1999 | Trade Paperback

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In this delightful follow-up to My Brother, Ant, Anthony comes face to face with a growling bear, pretends to be a dog, and hears a giant tapping on the window. These enchanting stories capture the relationship between Ant and his brother with warmth and humor.

Format: Trade Paperback

Published: July 19, 1999

Publisher: Penguin Young Reader Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0141303514

ISBN - 13: 9780141303512

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 8

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Ant Plays Bear

by Betsy Byars
Illustrator Marc Simont

Format: Trade Paperback

Published: July 19, 1999

Publisher: Penguin Young Reader Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0141303514

ISBN - 13: 9780141303512

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In this delightful follow-up to My Brother, Ant, Anthony comes face to face with a growling bear, pretends to be a dog, and hears a giant tapping on the window. These enchanting stories capture the relationship between Ant and his brother with warmth and humor.

About the Author

Betsy Byars began her writing career rather late in life. "In all of my school years, . . . not one single teacher ever said to me, ''Perhaps you should consider becoming a writer,''" Byars recalls. "Anyway, I didn''t want to be a writer. Writing seemed boring. You sat in a room all day by yourself and typed. If I was going to be a writer at all, I was going to be a foreign correspondent like Claudette Colbert in Arise My Love . I would wear smashing hats, wisecrack with the guys, and have a byline known round the world. My father wanted me to be a mathematician." So Byars set out to become mathematician, but when she couldn''t grasp calculus in college, she turned to English. Even then, writing was not on her immediate horizon. First, she married and started a family. The writing career didn''t emerge until she was 28, a mother of two children, and living in a small place she called the barracks apartment, in Urbana, Illinois. She and her husband, Ed, had moved there in 1956 so he could attend graduate school at the University of Illinois. She was bored, had no friends, and so turned to writing to fill her time. Byars started writing articles for The Saturday Evening Post , Look ,and other magazines. As her family grew and her children started to read, she began to write books for young people and, fortunately for her readers, discovered that there was more to being a writer than sitting in front of a typewriter. "Making up stories and characters is so interesting that I''m
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Nurture both your child’s imagination and appreciation for books with the easy-to-read text and vivid illustrations In this delightful follow-up to My Brother, Ant. Anthony comes face to face with a growling bear, pretends to be a dog, and hears a giant tapping on the window. With warmth, these enchanting tales capture the relationship between Ant and his brother. Ant Plays Bear captures the relationship between Ant and his brother with warmth and humour.  
 

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 8

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