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Coming October 8, 2019. Preorder now!

By: Bob Raczka / Illustrated by: Larry Day

A cautionary tale using words made up of only the five letters in the title (B, E, W, A, and R). Can a bear and a bee become friends?

Abe and Bree aren't supposed to get along. Abe's parents have warned him about bees. Bree's parents have warned her about bears. When they meet, they panic. Abe swats! Bree stings! Now they're both hurt. Together they figure out how to find friendship despite differences and preconceived notions. This rare-bear, wee-bee tale helps to create a web of understanding with unique language and a clever structure.

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Author & Illustrator Bios:

Bob Raczka, author

Bob Raczka is the author of more than twenty books for children, including Niko Draws a Feeling, Wet Cement: A Mix of Concrete Poems, and New York Is My Playground. 

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Larry Day, illustrator

Larry Day was born and raised in Gibson City, Illinois, a rural farming community where he flunked high school Art. He received an Associate’s Degree in commercial art, and worked as a staff artist for pinball and video games before becoming a storyboard artist and picture book illustrator. Day is the recipient of 3 Gold medals from the Society Of Illustrators, and the SCBWI Golden Kite Award for Not Afraid Of Dogs

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ISBN: 978-1-58089-683-2

ISBN: 978-1-63289-828-9 EPUB

ISBN: 978-1-63289-829-6 PDF

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Ages: 3–7
Page count: 32
9 x 9

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