When Nelly asks Bear what kind of bear he is, he isn’t entirely sure how to answer. So off he goes to find out . . . But none of the different bears he meets on his travels are like him. Grizzly bears don’t have funny stitches; polar bears don’t have washing labels attached to their bottoms; spectacled bears are simply not as soft and bouncy as him; and sunbears never wear smart bow-ties. So, disheartened, he returns to Nelly . . . only to discover EXACTLY what kind of bear he is after all – her own special bear!
The Best Kind of Bear
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“This sweet, heart-warming story about identity and friendship will demand repeat reads. Sure to become a future classic.”
– Baby Magazine
“This heartwarming tale can be enjoyed as a simple story or used to talk about identity, relationships, and belonging. Thoughtfully layered and simply sweet.”
– Kirkus Reviews (US)
“This is a book to read and re-read over and over, perhaps with small children cuddled up with their very own special bears.”
– Red Reading Hub (blog)
“The story is sweet if a little protracted, and the sparish, bearish text makes for a gentle readaloud.”
– The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books (US)
“The Best Kind of Bear is a heartwarming story about a little bear who longs to find out what kind of bear he is.”
– Forts and Fairies (blog)
“Such a cute, enjoyable little story.”
– Father Reading (blog)
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