Chaud, Benjamin. The Bear’s Surprise. Chronicle Books, 2015. $17.99. PICTURE BOOK.
Little Bear wakes up from hibernation but can’t find his Papa Bear. He goes to look for his father and explores a dark hole finds all sorts of odd underground things from people to pterodactyls. He enters a pipe and emerges near a circus. He enters the tent and sees Papa Bear is a part of the show. Little Bear joins the show. He finds his Mama Bear and new sibling before heading back to the peaceful forest. This oversized picture book is full of delightful detail and cutouts that lead you from page to page.
Pre-K, EL-ADVISABLE. Samantha Hastings, MA, MLS.