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Oct 14, 2008
| ISBN 9780763627782
| 3-7 years
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Oct 14, 2008 | ISBN 9780763627782 | 3-7 years
A lyrical bedtime tale of a little boy and his bear is an ode to the magic of dreams — and the transformative power of the imagination.As a little boy falls peacefully into sleep and starts to dream, his teddy bear grows and growls and pops his button nose to turn into a real grizzly bear. And amazingly, the boy becomes a grizzly bear, too — following his friend to the nighttime forest to hunt and prowl, feast and fish until the morning sun returns. David Elliott’s spare, poetic text and Max Grafe’s luminous illustrations tell a transfixing bedtime story, gently carrying sleepy listeners into dreamland.
David Elliott says that his sister really does have a cat with one eye and that she was the inspiration for the cat in this story (the cat, not the sister).
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