Ask Mr. Bear

by Marjorie Flack

Other authorsMarjorie Flack (Illustrator)
Paperback, 1971



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Aladdin (1971), Edition: Reprint, 32 pages


When he doesn't know what to give his mother for her birthday, a small boy asks all the animals for advice.

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LibraryThing member dangerlibearian
Boy asks all his farm animals for birthday presents for his mum- she already has them all-they all tell him to visit Mr. Bear. Even though he is scared he visits Mr. Bear who suggests a bear hug.
LibraryThing member karlilov
Since this book is a bit older, it tells a lot with not a whole lot. Rather, it simply just tells a story without a lot of "flashy" things. Danny is looking for a present for his mother's birthday, and after asking a group of farm animals, he is advised to seek the counsel of a bear that lives in
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the woods. After talking to the bear, he runs home and gives his mother a large "bear" hug as her present. I like how this simply teaches that a gift given from the heart and given with love is the best type of gift.
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7.7 x 0.2 inches


0020430906 / 9780020430902

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