A very simple but wonderful book about a day in the life of a Bear living in the forest. Whether he is happy or sad or just puzzled by a turtle he finds, Bear encounters many feelings and emotions making this a cute short story for a beginning reader. The rhyming text is large and flows nicely from page-to-page, which is a great addition to its already simple sentence structure. The colorful and eye pleasing watercolor illustrations of gentle blues, purples, pinks and oranges helps make this a delightful read aloud for toddlers or preschoolers as well. I could also picture it as a fun circle time story with a feelings or emotions theme and a learning project to follow. I think this is a "just right book" for ages 2-5.~
Title: About a Bear
Author: Holly Surplice
Pub. Date: September 2012, Tiger Tales
Genre: picture book
Hardcover, 24 pgs.