Baby Bear by Kadir NelsonBaby Bear by Kadir Nelson

Baby Bear

byKadir Nelson

Hardcover | January 7, 2014

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From Kadir Nelson, winner of the Caldecott Honor and the Coretta Scott King Author and Illustrator Awards, comes a transcendent picture book in the tradition of Margaret Wise Brown about a lost little bear searching for home.

This simple story works on so many levels: as the tale of a bear who finds his way home with the help of his animal friends; as a reassuring way to show children how to comfort themselves and find their way in everyday life; and on a more philosophical level, as a method of teaching readers that by listening to your heart and trusting yourself, you will always find a true home within yourself—and that even when it feels like you are alone, you never really are.

Supports the Common Core State Standards

Kadir Nelson won the 2012 Coretta Scott King Author Award and Illustrator Honor forHeart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans. He received Caldecott Honors forHenry's Freedom Boxby Ellen Levine andMoses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedomby Carole Boston Weatherford, for which he also garnered a Coretta Scott...
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Title:Baby BearFormat:HardcoverDimensions:40 pages, 11 × 11 × 0.25 inPublished:January 7, 2014Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062241729

ISBN - 13:9780062241726

Reviews

Rated 3 out of 5 by from Meh The illustrations were beautiful but it held no interest from my child. Not really a story, not really a detailed information book either.
Date published: 2017-03-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Touching story for new parents I bought this book for a gift for a mom to be.
Date published: 2017-01-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from very good book I bought for a little boy who loves reading and it was a hit!
Date published: 2017-01-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for teachers and educators I ordered this beautiful and educational picture book as a gift for an Early Childhood Educator with the book 'An Egg is Quiet' from the same collection. You can see the complete book on YouTube: The Illustrated Book before ordering. There's also a free Teacher's Guide available on Chronicles Books for activities that encourage curiosity and exploration of the natural world for kindergarten through fifth-grade. Have a look at the rest of this great collection: An Egg is Quiet, A Seed is Sleepy, A Butterfly is Patient, A Rock is Lively.
Date published: 2016-12-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for teachers and educators I ordered this beautiful and educational picture book as a gift for an Early Childhood Educator with the book 'An Egg is Noisy' from the same collection. You can see the complete book on YouTube: The Illustrated Book before ordering. There's also a free Teacher's Guide available on Chronicles Books for activities that encourage curiosity and exploration of the natural world for kindergarten through fifth-grade. Have a look at the rest of this great collection: A Seed is Quiet, A Butterfly is Patient, A Rock is Lively.
Date published: 2016-12-26

Editorial Reviews

“Kadir Nelson’s exquisitely understated picture book charts a bear cub’s journey to find his home, with helpful advice from his fellow woodland creatures.”