Bear Came Along

By Richard T. Morris, LeUyen Pham (illustrator),

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Book description

From award-winning author Richard T. Morris and bestselling illustrator LeUyen Pham comes a cheerful and action-packed adventure about the importance of friendship and community.

Once there was a river flowing through a forest. The river didn't know it was capable of adventures until a big bear came along. But adventures…

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1 author picked Bear Came Along as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

After Bear falls into a river, which doesn’t know it’s a river, he’s joined by a series of forest friends, each of whom add to and enhances the group’s adventure until at the end, they have become friends in the community, all thanks to Bear’s misstep. The art is stunning, especially the use of color, which begins drably in the endpapers and ends up stunningly bright and light-filled. A Caldecott Honor book.

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