Excerpt: The Bear’s Surprise

Excerpt: The Bear’s Surprise


9781452140285The Bear’s Surprise, written and illustrated by Benjamin Chaud

About the book:

Hibernation is over and Little Bear is ready for another adventure! But where is Papa Bear? Never fear, Little Bear will find him! Follow the curious cub through interactive cutouts on every page of this detail-rich extravaganza: into a bustling forest, deep beneath a mysterious cave, and en route to a rollicking circus in full swing. What will Little Bear discover when he finally locates his high-flying papa? The ultimate showstopping, sweet surprise awaits in this third installment of Benjamin Chaud’s acclaimed series that includes the New York Times Notable Book The Bear’s Song and The Bear’s Sea Escape.




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Deep in the forest, Little Bear awakens to the sounds of spring. Outside his cozy den, birds are chirping, animals are scurrying, and Little Bear smells the sweet scent of flowers.

What a joy to stretch his legs after a long winter’s sleep! But, wait! Where is Papa Bear? Suddenly, Little Bear notices something shining and shimmering behind the trees. What could it be?

About Benjamin Chaud: Benjamin Chaud is the author and illustrator of The Bear’s Song, The Bear’s Sea Escape, The Bear’s Surprise, and Farewell Floppy, and he is the illustrator of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to School. . . , I Didn’t Do My Homework Because. . . , and I Didn’t Do My Homework Because Doodle Book of Excuses. He lives in the South of France.

Click here to read Brain, Child’s Q&A with Benjamin.



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