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When I'm Bigger, Mama Bear

When I'm Bigger, Mama Bear

Mama and Bella Bear

Rachel Bright

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)


From Rachel Bright, the bestselling author and illustrator of Love Monster, comes a warm and relatable parent-child story about learning to love exactly who you are right now in When I'm Bigger, Mama Bear.

The beloved mother-daughter bear pair from In a Minute, Mama Bear are back, making lunch and running errands.

But Bella Bear wants to do BIG bear things, like bike to the store alone and chop up vegetables. Mama Bear tries to tell her she's too little to do these things by herself, but Bella doesn't want to listen. Luckily, when Bella climbs too high and needs help, Mama is right there to lend a helping hand.

Praise for When I'm Bigger, Mama Bear

"[Mama and Bella Bear's] familial love is heartfelt, and the rhyming story conveys a message that young children will easily relate to in a pre-K classroom, library storytime, or a family setting. Will strike a chord in many a family." —Kirkus Reviews -

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Rachel Bright

Rachel Bright is a wordsmith, printmaker, and thinker of happy thoughts. She is passionate about time-honored printmaking techniques, and is the author-illustrator of In a Minute, Mama Bear, Love Monster, Love Monster and the Perfect Present, Love Monster and the Last Chocolate, and Love Monster and the Scary Something, as well as many other celebrated books, which have been translated into thirty-eight languages. She works from her studio on a farm near the sea in England, where she lives with her partner; her daughters, River and Sky; and Elvis, the nicest dog in the world.

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