Happy Birthday, Bear

Take the parcel, shake the parcel. Wiggle it and spin it. Rattle it and sniff at it, and try to guess what’s in it!

Bear can’t wait to open his birthday presents. But what on earth have his friends given him? Sticks? Mud? Stones? Bear is bitterly disappointed. But then he discovers just how much fun simple presents can be. And when he realises what good friends he has, Bear’s birthday turns out to be his best ever… A gorgeous picture book packed with beautiful mountain landscapes and heartwarming chuckles, which offers an important lesson about appreciating life’s simple pleasures.

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  • Richard Edwards

    Richard is an acclaimed poet, and the author of a number of successful picture books, including COPY ME, COPYCUB.

  • Carol Liddiment

    Carol Liddiment is a graduate of the prestigious Cambridge MA in Children’s Book Illustration. This is a stunning debut from a star of the future.

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