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The Very Brave Bear Read an excerpt Available in French

The Very Brave Bear

By Nick Bland   

Scholastic Canada Ltd | ISBN 9781443128414 Hardcover
24 Pages | 9.74" x 10.17" | Ages 3 to 7

The star of the bestselling The Very Cranky Bear is back, and this time he's facing Boris the Water Buffalo in a battle of bravery!

He's been cranky, hungry, and itchy — and now Bear will need to prove that he is truly brave.

While balancing in the bog, Bear is startled (but not frightened!) by Buffalo. He is a brave bear, but could Buffalo be even braver? A challenge begins, with great feats of bravery, but when the two competitors find themselves in front of a very scary cave, they will have to find a way to be very brave together.

Vibrant illustrations and a fun rhyming story make this book perfect for reading aloud!

Raves & reviews:

Praise for The Very Cranky Bear:

"A favourite new book . . . I love The Very Cranky Bear." —Canadian Living

"Combines a simple story with a great rhyme scheme . . . hilarious drawings and a lesson that's not preachy or heavy-handed." —The Victoria Times-Colonist

"[A] jolly tale." —Ottawa Family Living

"Rollicking rhymes . . . a perfect book!" —The Guelph Mercury