With color illustrations by Maurice Sendak, this I Can Read book chronicles the adventures of a favorite character from children’s literature. In Little Bear, our diminutive hero decides what to wear on a cold day, prepares for his birthday, visits the moon, and makes a wish. In Father Bear Comes Home, he practices being a good fisherman and learns about mermaids. And in A Kiss for Little Bear, he finds out how Grandmother’s kiss gets passed down the line. Ages 4-8.
About the author :Else Holmelund Minarik was the author of the Little Bear series of children’s books, which were successful as books, and were also made into a successful children’s TV series. The Little Bear books sold more than 6 million copies worldwide.
Else Minarik was also the author of another well-known book, No Fighting, No Biting!
She was born in Denmark, and with her family immigrated to the United States at the age of four. After she graduated from Queens College, City University of New York she became a journalist for the Rome Daily Centennial newspaper and taught first-graders during WWII. Minarik lived in Nottingham, New Hampshire.
Used. Hardcover, with great dust wrapper (illustrated per picture) Internally spotless and fresh. 32 pages, really beautiful copy, a reprint. Pages illustrated, three book in one Fine condition in near fine dust jacker No inscriptions. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Maurice Sendak (illustrator).