Little Bear's Little Boat (Board Books)
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This loveable tale of a little bear who grows too big for his beloved boat teaches children about generosity, sharing, and the struggles of growing up. Eve Bunting's simple yet lyrical langauge and Nancy Carpenter's charming illustrations are sure to delight youngsters!
About the Author
EVE BUNTING has written over two hundred books for children, including the Caldecott Medal-winning Smoky Night, illustrated by David Diaz, The Wall, Fly Away Home, and Train to Somewhere. She lives in Southern California.
Nancy Carpenter is the prolific illustrator of Apples to Oregon", Abe Lincoln", and Fannie in the Kitchen", as well as several other titles published by Simon & Schuster. She also illustrated Sitti's Secrets", which won the Jane Addams Picture Book Award. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
"Familiar theme..positive message about sharing...the spirit of generosity...may be contagious to youngsters after reading this upbeat tale." — Publishers Weekly
"Another healthy serving of charm and life lesson from the dependable Bunting...amicably depicted in Carpenter's dear, guiless pen-and-ink drawings." —Kirkus Reviews
"Children will listen intently to this tale...softly colored, uncluttered illustrations...have an old-fashioned charm......will resonate with many children." —School Library Journal
"A sensitive, affecting story about growing up and leaving favorite things behind...with charming ink-and-paint illustrations...Reassuring and well told." —Booklist, ALA