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Else Holmelund Minarik first introduced readers to her timeless character in the classic Little 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.
In addition to Where the Wild Things Are, Maurice Sendak's books include Kenny's Window, Very Far Away, The Sign on Rosie's Door, Nutshell Library (consisting of Chicken Soup with Rice, Alligators All Around, One Was Johnny, and Pierre), Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life, In the Night Kitchen, Outside Over There, We Are All in the Dumps with Jack and Guy, and Bumble-Ardy.
He received the 1964 Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are; the 1970 Hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration; the 1983 Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, given by the American Library Association in recognition of his entire body of work; and a 1996 National Medal of Arts in recognition of his contribution to the arts in America. In 2003, he received the first Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, an international prize for children's literature established by the Swedish government.
A simple story easily enjoyed by very young children. It may inspire a child to make it's own story or so things for others.Published 1 month ago by Persop
I love all the Little Bear books but this one is the best!Published 2 months ago by Mary Weismantel
One of my favorite books from my early childhood. I was delighted to find it available! New, perfect condition.Published 2 months ago by Pelipen
Was a little disappointed that this book doesn't have the same illustration style as the other Little Bear books. Still a good story though.Published 2 months ago by Reader&Viewer
This is one of the cutest stories I've ever read to my children when they are little. I wanted another copy for my little grand children and was over the moon to find it still out... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Kerrie Larosa
Great books with story lines kids always love! Have read these to two generations of kids and will read them to the third!Published 5 months ago by Susan Davis
This one gives everyone a chuckle and shows good relations with the animal kingdom in almost a "Toad and Friends" quality, little bear is his mischievous self and manages... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Ce H
I bought several of this books for my children, they love them so much that they have now a big collection, and I love the fact that they actually read them and are learning a lot,... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Carlos Araujo