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The Teddy Bear

David McPhail; illustrations by David McPhail

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

A compassionate tale of friends lost and found.

"The Teddy Bear had a good home . . . a warm, cozy place to sleep . . . many friends . . . and someone who loved him."

The little boy and his teddy bear were always together. Every night, when the little boy went to sleep, his teddy bear was right there next to him. When the little boy went on a trip, his teddy bear went too-until one terrible day when the teddy bear was left behind . . .

This is the wonderful story of a friend who is lost and found and lost and found again, and of a little boy who begins to understand the meaning of compassion.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • David McPhail; illustrations by David McPhail

  • David McPhail is the author and illustrator of many books for children, including the popular Pig Pig stories. He lives with his family in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
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The Teddy Bear

David McPhail; illustrations by David McPhail

NCSS-CBC Notable Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies, Booklist Editors' Choice, Kansas Bill Martin, Jr. Picture Book Award (KS Reading Assoc, Arkansas Diamond Primary Book Award Master List
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