Books Aren't for Bears by Mark Barry

Books Aren't for Bears

Mark Barry with Katy Halford (Illustrator)

32 pages first pub 2023 (editions)

fiction childrens


When Bear finds a book in the woods, his world is changed. His friend, Owl, teaches him to read, and Bear wants more! Bear decides the city will offer him what he's looking for, but when he reaches the busy streets, he's sad to discover that some ...

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funny 66%
lighthearted 66%


medium 100%

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Loveable characters?

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