Fall Picture Book Favorites- Bear Has a Story to Tell

A couple of years ago I did a blog series called Fall Picture Book Favorites. I was perusing these posts today and thought I’d reshare some of my favorite books from one of my favorite seasons! BEAR HAS A STORY TO TELL is the first. . . enjoy!

Sensibility and Sense

I’m always captured by the fall—its vibrant colors and cozy frame of mind help get me in the mood for short winter days, long winter nights and writing to the backdrop of gentle snow storms. Fall also puts me in the mood to pull out some of my favorite change-of-season picture books and rediscover why I love them. So for the next few weeks, I’m devoting Sensibility and Sense to some of my fall favorites. I invite you to join me as we take a closer look at these gems and see what makes them work so beautifully. My first pick is what I consider a picture-book-lover’s dream…

Bear Has a Story to Tell, by Philip C. Stead and Erin E. Stead (Roaring Brook Press, 2012) bear-has-a-story

In this book, the big, cuddly main character has a problem: he’s getting very sleepy but needs to tell a story. We discover his…

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