Every morning Baby Bear asks, 'Is it Christmas?'And Grandbear replies, 'Just a few more sleeps and it will be.'But there's lots to be done, from tidying the house to digging up the tree and decorating. Each page is filled with the wonderment and anticipation of Christmas, and at the end there's a special surprise - the whole family have come to share Baby Bear's Christmas! Prater's wonderfully atmospheric pre-school Christmas story is filled with all the anticipation of getting ready for the big day.
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?Is it Christmas?? asks Baby Bear one morning.
?No, not yet, but after a few more sleeps,
it will be,? says Grandbear.
Baby Bear can hardly wait! But first, there?s lots
to be done ? some special visitors are coming!
Each page is filled with all the wonderment
and anticipation of Christmas for little
ones to share.
John Prater?s lovable Little Bear is back again, this time in a very special picture book for Christmas. Little Bear is getting excited because he knows Christmas is approaching. ?Is it Christmas?? he asks his grandfather, who assures him that Christmas will be coming very soon. Baby Bear can hardly wait, but there?s a lot to be done. Most important of all, special visitors are coming, and Baby Bear is anxious to greet them. Every page of this delightful book reflects the anticipation that all children share as the holiday approaches. Toddlers will love the story and delight in John Prater?s illustrations, as they wait for their own Christmas to arrive!
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About the Author
John Prater is an artist who lives and teaches in Portsmouth, England. In addition to writing and illustrating children?s books, he gives frequent talks and art demonstrations to school children throughout England. He is also author of several more Baby Bear books published in North America by Barron?s. They include Again!; Big Baby Bear Book; Number One, Tickle Your Tum; and Oh Where, Oh Where?.
John Prater studied art in Portsmouth and Brighton and worked as a teacher for many years before turning his attention to children's books. His first book, On Friday Something Funny Happened, was shortlisted for the Mother Goose Award in 1982. John Prater first got the idea for Baby Bear when he became a granddad and he has now written and illlustrated nine Baby Bear books. John Prater lives in Horndean, Hampshire.
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Book Description Random House Children's Books, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 009943962X