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Overview

With just 27 words, the inimitable Ruth Krauss created a charming little universe.

Now Maurice Sendak has turned her bears into a troupe of players in a slapstick comedy starring a familiar boy in a wolf suit.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780060279943
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 05/24/2005
Pages: 24
Sales rank: 833,248
Product dimensions: 8.88(w) x 7.38(h) x 0.25(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Ruth Krauss was one of the most widely celebrated children’s book authors of all time. Her long list of award-winning books includes The Carrot Seed, The Happy Day, A Hole Is to Dig, Open House for Butterflies, A Very Special House, and many others. Her books continue to be read and cherished by children throughout the world.


Maurice Sendak’s children’s books have sold over 30 million copies and have been translated into more than 40 languages. He received the 1964 Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are and is the creator of such classics as In the Night Kitchen, Outside Over There, Higglety Pigglety Pop!, and Nutshell Library. In 1970 he received the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal for Illustration, in 1983 he received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award from the American Library Association, and in 1996 he received a National Medal of Arts in recognition of his contribution to the arts in America. In 2003, Sendak received the first Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, an annual international prize for children’s literature established by the Swedish government.

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Bears 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
kidlit9 on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Rhyming book of places you find bears and what they are doing.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
For anyone who likes Maurice Sendak, this is a must! Not as creepy/scary as much of his other stuff, and the pictures of the bears are great.