Synopses & Reviews
Is your teddy bear awfully quiet? Does he just sit on your bed and stare at the wall? Maybe he is bored. When youand#8217;re bored, you can read a book, but Teddy canand#8217;t. Or can he? . . . Maybe you should read this story out loud to your teddy bear. He may blush, though, because youand#8217;ll find out about all the things he does when you leave for school. Just make sure to hug your furry friend when youand#8217;re done readingand#151;even teddy bears make mistakes!
Sara Swan Miller and True Kelly, author and illustrator of Three Stories You Can Read to Your Cat and Three Stories You Can Read to Your Dog, have done it again with three comical new storiesand#151;this time about teddy bears. Who knew that teddy bears are just as adventurous as cats and dogs?
"These lighthearted, easy-to-read tales are told from a stuffed animal's ingenuous point of view. . . . This fun-filled escapade will not disappoint fans of the other "Three Stories" books and may just win some new ones." and#8212;School Library Journal
"Miller's gently idiomatic prose is ideal for children just easing into early chapter books, and though Kelley's teddy bear is not as expressive as her "real-life" animals, her wiggly-lined watercolors do capture Teddy's unsteadiness on his feet." and#8212;Booklist, ALA
Giggles galore in three easy-to-read stories told from a cuddly, but adventurous, stuffed teddy bear's point-of-view, by the creators of Three Stories You Can Read to Your Cat.
What does a cuddly stuffed teddy bear do
when no one else is at home? Chances are,
heand#8217;s not quietly sitting on the bed, staring
at the wall. Heand#8217;s out and about having
adventures like the teddy bear in this book.
Cats and dogs beware!
About the Author
True Kelley has illustrated many books for children, including Stay! Keeper's Story by Lois Lowry. She lives with children's author Steven Lindblom and their daughter, Jada, in Warner, New Hampshire.