Synopses & Reviews
Squirrel is super excited: heandrsquo;s been invited to Big Bearandrsquo;s birthday party! Now he just has to find the perfect present for his friendandmdash;but what can you give a bear who already has EVERYTHING? Squirrel searches and searches and chooses . . . a stick! As Bear unwraps his stack of gifts Squirrel begins to worry: is it enough? But with a little imagination, and a good friend, even the simplest stick can become magical.
This funny, heartwarming story of friendship is a great giftandmdash;and not just for bears!
About the Author
Ben Mantle began his illustration career early on, picking up his first award in a local library coloring-in competition at only seven years old. He went on to study Animation at the Surrey Institute of Art and Design before working as an animator. Ben illustratedand#160;Callumand#39;s Incredible Construction Kitand#160;for Egmont, which won the 2013 Bishopand#39;s Stortford Picture Book Award in the UK.and#160;He lives and works in Brighton.