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Where is Bear? by Jonathan Bentley

Where is Bear? by Jonathan Bentley

Where is Bear? Where could Bear be? A young boy is ready for bed, but cannot find his bear anywhere. He searches first the bedroom, then the rest of the house, and even outside. The reader can see what he apparently can’t – a huge reddish brown bear that shadows him everywhere. Finally, in desperation,

Kidglovz, by Julie Hunt & Dale Newman

Kidglovz, by Julie Hunt & Dale Newman

There is a town in the mountains not far from here where people lock their pianos on the night of the full moon. It makes no difference – the keys move up and down and the air is filled with wild music. Someone once thought they saw a white bird flying between the trees. But

Ramses Rat and the Great Cat Bastet, by Sally Odgers, illustrated by Dushko Zafirovski

Ramses Rat and the Great Cat Bastet, by Sally Odgers, illustrated by Dushko Zafirovski

The statue stepped down from its cushion and stretched. Its tail lashed like a whip. It crouched until its huge nose was level with mine. ‘I wear eye paint and earrings as a sign of my royal blood, you foolish rat,’ it hissed. ‘I am not an offering. Offerings are made to me. This temple

The Cleo Stories: A Friend and A Pet, by Libby Gleeson & Freya Blackwood

The Cleo Stories: A Friend and A Pet, by Libby Gleeson & Freya Blackwood

Uncle Tom is making himself a coffee. ‘What’s up, pumpkin? Youy’ve got a face as long as a wet week.’ Cleo shrugs. ‘There’s no one to play with and nothing to do.’ ‘You’ve got an imagination,’ says Uncle Tom. ‘Use it. Make something up.’ Cleo is having a terrible day. It’s raining outside, her best