This endearing story of friendship and patience is a worthy companion to Philip and Erin Stead's last collaboration, A Sick Day for Amos McGee, winner of the 2011 Caldecott Medal.
“The universal desire to narrate our lives is at the heart of Philip C. Stead’s delightful and instructive ‘Bear Has a Story to Tell.’” —The New York Times Book Review
"The rhythms of nature and of storytelling are in fine form here.”—School Library Journal, starred review
"...especially soulful….The quiet suggestion that no one has all the answers is just one of the many pleasures the Steads give readers.”—Publishers Weekly, starred
“The creators of the Caldecott-winning A Sick Day for Amos McGee (2010) offer another charming story about the reciprocal nature of friendship…” —Booklist
"Quietly entrancing." —Horn Book
Download the Bear Has a Story to Tell projects for children to do at home and in the classroom
Philip C. Stead, illustrated by Erin E. Stead