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Gladys Scheffrin-Falk

Author of Another Celebrated Dancing Bear

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" Boris is unhappily employed at the animal hospital. When he sees an ornate poster announcing that his friend Max (1) " is about to tour St. Petersburg (1) "the celebrated dancing bear (1) a flower) against sepia-like backgrounds (1) a jacket (1) and he sets about teaching Max to dance. Scheffrin-Falk's first picture book gracefully confronts jealousy (1) animals (4) bear (3) bears (21) children (4) children's (6) children's fiction (3) children's literature (3) circus (7) dance (3) dancing (9) DJ (2) even as he bravely struggles to congratulate Boris. But Boris (1) FIAR (34) FIAR 1 (13) FIAR1 (2) fiction (8) friendship (10) From Publishers WeeklyA "heavy-footed brown bear whose heart is soft as butter (1) graduated Russian peasant dolls (here shaped like bears) and distant spires. Ages 5-7. Copyright 1991 Reed Business Information (1) hardcover readers (2) HB w/dust jacket (1) HC (2) his discontent overwhelms him and he can't control his tears (1) ILLS:Garrison (1) Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. From School Library JournalKindergarten-Grade 1-- Set in Czarist Russia (1) infuse the volume with the feel of an antique scrapbook. This old-world flavor further enhances the nostalgic imperial Russian setting (1) is soft-hearted (1) juvenile fiction (2) music (2) picture book (17) Russia (17) self-doubt (Max "felt a little foolish. Dancing lessons at his age!") (1) the value of persistence and the power of friendship. Garrison's etchings (1) V1 (2)
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