Bear And Duck

Summary:

Bear doesn't want to be a bear anymore. His fur is too hot and he doesn't want to hibernate. Worst of all, bees are always stinging him! What can he do? Bear comes up with a plan: he will be a duck! Ducks get to swim, fly, and quack. Duck gives bear duck lessons, but being a duck is more tricky than Bear had imagined.


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

Hug this book! Inside you'll find a sweet story and great illustrations. Don't be surprised by the cute characters and a nice message.

Content Awareness Factors:

None.


Little Kid Reaction

My kids picked this book from our selection pile and asked to read it a couple of times. They liked the story, especially the section where Bear takes duck lessons.

Parent Reaction

This is a cute and gentle book. The illustrations are adorable and the narrative is sweet. Also, the message "we are perfect as we are" is lovely.

Type of Book:
This picture book offers kids a story about friendship and being yourself.
Educational Themes:

Self-acceptance and confidence are a large part of the message. The relationship between Duck and Bear also shows how friends help each other.

Reading Level:
2.1
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
7 to 9
Recommended Age To Read Together:
2 to 5
Age of child:
Read with children ages 3 and 5.
Purchase Recommendation:
Borrow, at least. My kids and I really enjoyed this book, but I don't know that they would read it again and again. It would make a nice gift.

Title Bear and Duck
Author Katy Hudson
Publisher HarperCollins © 2015
Illustrators Katy Hudson
ISBN 9780062320513
Material Hard Cover
Cost $17.99
Genres Friendship, Life Lessons
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