Synopses & Reviews
"The day before Christmas,andlt;BRandgt; snuggled on his floor,andlt;BRandgt; Bear sleeps soundlyandlt;BRandgt; with a great big snore...." andlt;BRandgt; Bear's friends are determined to keep Bear awake for Christmas! So they wake Bear up and have him help them find a Christmas tree, bake cakes, hang up stockings, and sing Christmas songs. Bear stays up -- by discovering that giving is one of the best Christmas presents! andlt;BRandgt; How a andlt;Bandgt;SURPRISEandlt;/Bandgt; visit from someone very special gives Bear and his friends a Christmas to remember makes an enchanting holiday story for young readers. With Karma Wilson's memorable text and Jane Chapman's glowing illustrations, andlt;Iandgt;Bear Stays Up for Christmasandlt;/Iandgt; is a book to cherish throughout the year.
andlt;Iandgt;School Library Journal,andlt;/Iandgt; starred review Kids will ask for this book again and again.
About the Author
Karma Wilson’s previous picture books include the international bestseller Bear Snores On, Bear Wants More, Bear Stays Up for Christmas, and Mortimer’s Christmas Manger, all illustrated by Jane Chapman, One Day in the Middle of the Bog, illustrated by Joan Rankin, and Hilda Must Be Dancing and Bear Hugs, illustrated by Suzanne Watts. She lives with her family in Fortine, Montana. Visit Karma at KarmaWilson.com. Jane Chapman is the illustrator of several books for children, including Dilly Duckling by Claire Freedman and I Love My Mama by Peter Kavanagh, as well as Karma Wilson’s Bear Snores On, Bear Wants More, Bear Stays Up for Christmas, and Mortimer’s Christmas Manger. She lives with her family in Dorset, England. Visit Jane at ChapmanandWarnes.com.