Bear Stays Up for Christmas

Illustrated by Jane Chapman
(Part of The Bear Books)
LIST PRICE $11.50

About The Book

Celebrate the holidays with Bear and his friends in this sweet picture book from bestselling author Karma Wilson!

Bear’s friends are determined to keep Bear awake for Christmas! So they wake Bear up and have him help them find a Christmas tree, bake cakes, hang up stockings, and sing Christmas songs. Bear stays up—by discovering that giving is one of the best Christmas presents of all!

About The Author

Photograph courtesy of the author

Karma Wilson is the bestselling author of several picture books, including the Bear Books series, Where Is Home, Little Pip?, and A Dog Named Doug. Karma lives in Montana.

About The Illustrator

Jane Chapman is the illustrator of over one hundred books for children, including Dilly Duckling by Claire Freedman and I Love My Mama by Peter Kavanagh, as well as Karma Wilson’s Bear Snores OnBear Wants MoreBear Stays Up for Christmas, and Mortimer’s Christmas Manger. She lives with her family in Dorset, England. Visit Jane at ChapmanandWarnes.com.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books (October 7, 2008)
  • Length: 40 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781416958963
  • Grades: P - 3
  • Ages: 4 - 8
  • Lexile ® AD520L

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Raves and Reviews

School Library Journal, starred review Kids will ask for this book again and again.

Awards and Honors

  • Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award

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