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Bear Came Along

Bear Came Along

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A Caldecott Honor Book
A cheerful and action-packed adventure about the importance of friendship and community from a successful author and illustrator duo

Once there was a river flowing through a forest. The river didn't know it was capable of adventures until a big bear came along. But adventures aren't any fun by yourself, and so enters Froggy, Turtles, Beaver, Racoons, and Duck.
These very different animals take off downstream, but they didn't know they needed one another until thankfully, the river came along.
This hilarious picture book and heartfelt message celebrates the joy and fun that's in store when you embark together on a ride of a lifetime.


Author: Richard T. Morris
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Published: 06/04/2019
Pages: 40
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 1.10lbs
Size: 11.90h x 9.10w x 0.50d
ISBN: 9780316464475
Audience: Ages 4-8

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 2.1
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Lower Grade
Quiz #/Name: 505245 / Bear Came Along

Award: Caldecott Medal - Honor Book

Review Citation(s):
Booklist 03/15/2019 pg. 68
Kirkus Reviews 04/01/2019 pg. 129
Publishers Weekly 04/01/2019
Horn Book Magazine 05/01/2019 pg. 130
School Library Journal 06/01/2019 pg. 66
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2019 - Superior,Well Above Average

About the Author
Richard T. Morris is the author of Sheep 101, This Is a Moose and Bye-Bye, Baby! and a former E.B. White Award Honoree and Midwest Bookseller Choice Award winner. He lives in New Jersey with his family.
New York Times bestselling illustrator and Caldecott Honor winner LeUyen Pham has created over ninety books for children, including Sheep 101, The Princess in Black series with Shannon and Dean Hale, Freckleface Strawberry with Julianne Moore, and her own The Bear Who Wasn't There.

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