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Bearcub and Mama

by Sharon Jennings, illustrated by Melanie Watt

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list price: $6.95
edition:Paperback
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published: Feb 2007
ISBN:9781554531622
publisher: Kids Can Press
Description

Bearcub follows his mama wherever she goes. By Mama's side, he discovers how to catch a fish and dig for grubs. With Mama's help, he learns to climb a tree and find honey. One day, Bearcub is exploring the high country when the sky darkens and a storm blows in. But this time, Mama is not there. Frightened and alone, Bearcub must rely on himself --- and all that his mama has taught him --- to weather the fierce winter storm.

Told in simple, evocative language and illustrated in rich, luminous colors, Bearcub and Mama is a reassuring story about growing up and the powerful bond between mother and child.

About the Authors

Sharon Jennings is the award-winning author of over 70 books for young people, including The Bye-Bye Pie, winner of the Blue Spruce Award (Durham), and Home Free, which was a finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award and theTD Canadian Children’s Literature Award. Sharon teaches writing, works as a freelance editor and manuscript reviewer, and gives workshops and speeches across the country. She is also the president of CANSCAIP. She lives in Toronto.

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Sharon Jennings is the award-winning author of over 70 books for young people, including The Bye-Bye Pie, winner of the Blue Spruce Award (Durham), and Home Free, which was a finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award and theTD Canadian Children’s Literature Award. Sharon teaches writing, works as a freelance editor and manuscript reviewer, and gives workshops and speeches across the country. She is also the president of CANSCAIP. She lives in Toronto.

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
3 to 7
Grade:
p to 2
Awards
  • Winner, Teacher's Choices Project, International Reading Association
  • Short-listed, Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award
  • Short-listed, Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award, Canadian Children's Book Centre
  • Winner, Book of the Year, ForeWord Magazine

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Bearcub and Mama

Told in simple, evocative language and illustrated in rich, luminous colours, this is a reassuring story about growing up and the powerful bond between mother and child.

Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Canadian Children’s Book News. 2006.

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