The Very Cranky Bear by Nick BlandThe Very Cranky Bear by Nick Bland

The Very Cranky Bear

byNick BlandIllustratorNick Bland

Hardcover | February 1, 2009

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In the Jingle Jangle Jungle on a cold and rainy day,
four litte friends found a perfect place to play.
None of them had noticed that someone else was there.
Sleeping in that cave was a VERY cranky...

When four friends encounter a cranky bear, they decide they must cheer him up. Moose, Lion and Zebra''s outrageous ideas all backfire, which leaves it up to poor, plain Sheep to deal with this beast, who just wants a quiet place to sleep. Whatever will she do? This rhyming story with hilarious illustrations is guaranteed to entertain its readers and its listeners!

NICK BLAND always told family and friends he was going to be a cartoonist and a writer. Untrained, he spent a couple of years reading every picture book that hit the shelves and began honing his own style as a storyteller. He is the illustrator of I Lost My Kisses and the author of The Wrong Book, The Very Itchy Bear, and A Monster Wro...
Title:The Very Cranky BearFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:24 pages, 10.11 X 9.7 X 0.32 inShipping dimensions:24 pages, 10.11 X 9.7 X 0.32 inPublished:February 1, 2009Publisher:Scholastic Canada LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545986168

ISBN - 13:9780545986168

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Editorial Reviews

Praise for The Very Cranky Bear:

"Bland''s silly jungle tale, published in his native Australia in 2008, will have young listeners giggling, particularly once Bear''s all dolled up. Older listeners might wonder why the other animals are so pudgy and cute compared to Bear (especially Lion). Good, not-so-cranky fun." -Kirkus Reviews