Tag: Bears

@VikingChildrens Spring Awakening Shh! Bears Sleeping, by David Martin, illustrated by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher; Viking, $16.99, 32 pages, ages 1-4. Here’s another charming picture-book about springtime and bears. Veteran author David Martin’s gentle rhymes explain the seasonal sleeping habits of bears, while Johnson and Fancher’s oil-paintings of a mama bear and her cubs

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I am a Bear, by Jean-François Dumont; Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, $16.00, 34 pages, ages 4-7. Hawaii is making news this morning for declaring a state of emergency in order to deal with its surging homeless population, and the story brings up an interesting point: What’s the best way to discuss this with young

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