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Bear Snores On by Karma Wilson
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Bear Snores On

by Karma Wilson

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Series: Bear Books (1)

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On a cold winter night many animals gather to party in the cave of a sleeping bear, who then awakes and protests that he has missed the food and the fun.

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This is a sweet story about a bear who is hibernating in his deep dark lair. One by one, his forest friends gather in his den to eat popcorn and drink black tea. When bear is awakened, his emotions take over, but his friend mouse knows just what to do. The illustrations are soft and inviting, and the story has a lovely rhyming flow that is easy to read. My students and I love this story! ( )
  kristenheidecker | Feb 9, 2020 |
One of those books that is just very pretty to look at. ( )
  Yolken | Nov 7, 2019 |
This book was so silly and so cute. I found it very entertaining to read. The way the animals come in the the cave while bear is sleeping, trying to not wake him up. I found the illustrations very pleasing to look at, and the story very easy to follow.
  Nicole.Hayden | Sep 19, 2019 |
I loved this book. It was so peaceful and friendly. I would love to read the other series. ( )
  Shawnee.Dixon | Sep 19, 2019 |
This book has many animals in it. The book talks about how the other animals try to be quiet and not wake the bear up. When he accidentally wakes up it turns out that the bear is really nice.
  Amelia.Drake | Sep 18, 2019 |
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Ages 3-6. "In a cave in the woods, in his deep, dark lair, through the long, cold winter sleeps a great brown bear." To the rhythm of such fetching verses, a tiny mouse seeks shelter in a bear's snug cave. A hare soon follows, and the two quietly pop corn and brew tea as "bear snores on." Then a badger arrives with crunchy nuts to share, followed by a gopher, a mole, a wren, and a raven. Bear's den is full and noisy (as indicated by the large, bold type), but bear still "snores on." Then a fleck of pepper for the stew mouse is seasoning makes Bear sneeze, and he awakens to the revelers in his cave. Happy for the company and the food they have prepared, he stays up all night telling stories. In the morning, it's Bear who is awake; everyone else is fast asleep and snoring. The comfy look of Bear's cave and the snappy rhythm of the text beckon youngsters into the story, and the expressively drawn, amusingly posed animal characters ensure repeated readings.
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Karma Wilsonprimary authorall editionscalculated
Adamson, RickNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Bobco, AnnDesignersecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Chapman, JaneIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Guerra, AlmarieNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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In a cave in the woods,
in his deep, dark lair,
through the long, cold winter
sleeps a great brown bear.
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It seems like Bear can sleep through anything. As a succession of animals enter his cave to escape the fierce storm, he continues to snore. Mouse makes a nice warm fire, Hare cooks popcorn and Badger brings treats...They are having a great time. But when Bear wakes up and realizes he's missed out on the fun, his visitors fear the worst. Can Bear be persuaded to join the party? This read-aloud rhyming story has fun, suspense and a happy ending. Ages 3-7.
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