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

by Karma Wilson

Other authors: Jane Chapman (Illustrator)

Series: Bear Books (3)

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A cute little Christmas book reminiscent of The Night Before Christmas. Friends wake a hibernating bear so that they can spend Christmas together and try to keep him awake.

It's a cute poem, but not the best flow if you're picky about that sort of thing (I tend to be), but the illustrations are lovely, especially with the little details like the feathers over Raven's beak, or Mole's over-sized burrowing feet.

I'm not familiar with "Bear" (the book series) but I happened to read this while standing in line at a book store and felt it would make a cute addition to my Christmas arrangements. ( )
  WeeTurtle | Dec 11, 2018 |
A masterpiece. Bear books are good, but this is the best. ( )
  JSpilman | Apr 16, 2018 |
This book was such a cute read. This book was about a bear who was really sleepy during the winter and just wanted to sleep, but his friends wanted to keep him up to get ready for Christmas. They helped him bake, find a Christmas tree, sing Christmas songs, and hang the stockings. The illutstrations for this book are amazing! They are so cute! On one page, you see Bear and rabbit stringing popcorn on the Christmas tree, and details are so precise. Not to mention the color that Jane Chapman used throughout the book to give off such a warm vibe. Overall this book was really good, but I'm not sure if you can have Christmas books in your classroom. ( )
  Katelynbarnes | Oct 10, 2017 |
bear and his friends are getting ready for christmas but bear should be asleep. they do all the fun holiday activities that go with christmas and finally bear ends up falling asleep when all the activities are done
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  TUCC | Jan 13, 2017 |
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!
  wichitafriendsschool | Dec 5, 2016 |
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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 Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:09:48 -0400)

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Bear is awakened by his friends the day before Christmas. He tries to stay up all night to share and celebrate Christmas with his friends.

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