HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

The Bear in the Book by Kate Banks
Loading...

The Bear in the Book (edition 2012)

by Kate Banks, Georg Hallensleben (Illustrator)

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
526225,591 (3.82)1
Member:richiespicks
Title:The Bear in the Book
Authors:Kate Banks
Other authors:Georg Hallensleben (Illustrator)
Info:Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) (2012), Hardcover, 36 pages
Collections:Your library
Rating:*****
Tags:richiespicks

Work details

The Bear in the Book by Kate Banks

None

None.

Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 1 mention

Showing 1-5 of 6 (next | show all)
A gentle celebration of the bedtime reading ritual. Very nice model of what reading to kids can look like; sharing, talking, making connections. ( )
  MelissaZD | Dec 31, 2013 |
A gentle celebration of the bedtime reading ritual. Very nice model of what reading to kids can look like; sharing, talking, making connections. ( )
  MelissaZD | Dec 31, 2013 |
Illustrated with lush, impressionistic art, this cozy, tranquil story features a boy, his mother, and his favorite book at bedtime. ( )
  Cedarose | Jun 20, 2013 |
Lovely bedtime story with a playful POV. ( )
  Sullywriter | Apr 3, 2013 |
PSC review: Kate Banks and Georg Hallensleben have teamed up for another book that compares the outdoors to the life of a child. This is a perfect bedtime cuddle book. In the story a mom is reading about a bear hibernating to her sleepy son. The two stories juxtapose well, linking the sleepy boy and the sleepy bear. The bright bold swashy pictures liven what could be a very sleepy story. When the bear comes out in the spring, the vivid illustrations help show the bear is ready to start his year. Unfortunately, the little boy is fast asleep getting ready for his next day. ( )
  brangwinn | Jan 15, 2013 |
Showing 1-5 of 6 (next | show all)
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

Book description
Haiku summary

Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0374305919, Hardcover)

It's time for bed, and a little boy chooses his favorite book for his mother to read to him. The bear in the book is preparing for his own deep slumber, hibernating through the winter while humans and other animals explore the snowy landscape around him. Just when the bear wakes up to greet the spring, the boy drifts off to sleep. Kate Banks’ soft and rhythmic text is brought to life by Georg Hallensleben’s strong, expressive paintings in this bedtime read that will carry young readers through the seasons.

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:43:49 -0400)

At the end of the day a little boy falls asleep as his mama reads about a bear hibernating.

(summary from another edition)

Quick Links

Swap Ebooks Audio
2 wanted1 pay

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (3.82)
0.5
1
1.5
2 1
2.5 1
3 1
3.5 2
4 6
4.5
5 3

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

Help/FAQs | About | Privacy/Terms | Blog | Contact | LibraryThing.com | APIs | WikiThing | Common Knowledge | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | 91,214,886 books! | Top bar: Always visible