Looking forward to his long winter's rest, Brown Bear works hard all summer to make his home a warm, cozy place to spend the long cold winter. When winter finally arrives, he eagerly settles into his warm, comfy bed piled high with blankets, but every time he dozes off, the relentless mysterious noise wakes him. Tired of being growled at by a grumpy, sleep deprived bear, Brown Bears friends try to help by offering suggestions that prove humorous. Finally, they devise a plan that solves the mystery of the mysterious noise. This is a terrific story with a surprise, humorous ending that will delight both parents and children. It teaches science facts and lessons in friendship and problem solving. It's a darling bedtime story children and parents will definitely enjoy reading together. Debbie is a first time author who really knows how to write stories for children ages three to seven. She has been writing stories since third grade. She studied writing at the prestigious Institute of Children's Literature.