Little Bear by Else Holmelund MinarikLittle Bear by Else Holmelund Minarik

Little Bear

byElse Holmelund MinarikIllustratorMaurice Sendak

Paperback | February 18, 2003

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Meet Little Bear, a friend to millions of children. And meet Mother Bear, who is there whenever Little Bear needs her. When it is cold and snowy outside, she finds just the right outfit for Little Bear to play in. When he goes to the moon, she has a hot lunch waiting for him on his return. And, of course, she never forgets his birthday.

This classic from Else Holmelund Minarik and Maurice Sendak was written in 1957 and remains as beloved today as it was then. An ALA Notable Children's Book, this Level One I Can Read is full of warm and lovingly playful stories that are perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences.

Supports the Common Core State Standards

About The Author

Else Holmelund Minarik first introduced readers to her timeless character in the classicLittle 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.
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Title:Little BearFormat:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.25 inPublished:February 18, 2003Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064440044

ISBN - 13:9780064440042

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 8

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These tender and eloquent stories about Little Bear are "told with a forthright simplicity that is never forced or artifically repetitious".--Language Arts. An ALA Notable Children's Book. Full-color illustrations

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"A find, of proved success with the child who has first-grade reading skill. The story of Little Bear's imaginative play feels far removed from controlled vocabulary; Maurice Sendak's drawings give it special distinction." (Virginia Haviland, Reader's Advisor for Children, Boston Public Library)