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Bearsie Bear and the Surprise Sleepover Party

by Bernard Waber

Published by Houghton Mifflin, 1997
40 pages
ISBN: 0-395-86450-X

Ages 3-7

On a cold night, Bearsie Bear is just settling down to sleep in his cozy cabin when there is a knock at the door. It's Moosie Moose. looking for a warm place to sleep. Reluctantlu, Bearsie Bear invites him in and just after the two have snuggled into bed, there's another knock at the door. It's Cowsie Cow, looking for a warm place to sleep. She is soon followed by Piggie Pig, Foxie Fox, and Goosie Goose, who arrive, one by one, looking for a warm place to sleep. With growing hesitance, each one is welcomed inside and squeezes into bed. All is well until Porkie Porcupine shows up-no one wants to sleep next to him! A satisfying resolution is reached in this deliciously funny cummulative story which is sure to leave young listeners asking for morsie-more. Highly Commended, Charolotte Zolotow Award CCBC categories: Picture Books  © Cooperative Children's Book Center

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