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Bear Stays Up for Christmas by Karma Wilson
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Bear Stays Up for Christmas

by Karma Wilson

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I just love Bear and Karma Wilson and the illustrations!! My daughter couldn't care less ..........
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  lmeza | Feb 6, 2014 |
This poetic narrative of a bear staing up for Christmas is simple and fun. The whole series is that way, not heavy on facts of nature, but still pretty well written. ( )
  matthewbloome | May 19, 2013 |
Fans who first met Bear in "Bear Snores On" will love this rhyming holiday story where Bear's friends try to help him celebrate his first Christmas. Not only is this a fun story to read aloud, it is also a great conversation starter on hibernation. The tale is written in the same rhyming pattern as Karma Wilson's other Bear books and beautifully illustrated by Jane Chapman. ( )
  DiamondDog | Mar 29, 2013 |
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  BRCSBooks | Oct 10, 2012 |
Bear wants to stay up because he has never seen Santa or Christmas because he is always hibernating. He stays up but his friends fall asleep. He makes surprises for all of them and Santa comes. He gets a big quilt for a present, best Christmas ever. ( )
  dangerlibearian | Dec 9, 2010 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0689852789, Hardcover)

"The day before Christmas,

snuggled on his floor,

Bear sleeps soundly

with a great big snore...."

Bear's friends are determined to keep Bear awake for Christmas! So they wake Bear up and have him help them find a Christmas tree, bake cakes, hang up stockings, and sing Christmas songs. Bear stays up -- by discovering that giving is one of the best Christmas presents!

How a SURPRISE visit from someone very special gives Bear and his friends a Christmas to remember makes an enchanting holiday story for young readers. With Karma Wilson's memorable text and Jane Chapman's glowing illustrations, Bear Stays Up for Christmas is a book to cherish throughout the year.

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:30:05 -0400)

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Bear's friends awaken him the day before Christmas and help him to stay awake as they bake fruitcakes, fill stockings, and sing carols; then, while they sleep, he prepares his own surprise.

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