Bear's Big Day

Salina Yoon (Author)

Product Details

$14.99  $13.79
Bloomsbury U.S.A. Children's Books
Publish Date
June 21, 2016
9.5 X 0.3 X 9.4 inches | 0.8 pounds

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About the Author

Salina Yoon is an award-winning author/illustrator of nearly 150 books for children, such as Penguin and Pinecone, Penguin on Vacation, Penguin in Love, Penguin and Pumpkin, Penguin's Big Adventure, Penguin's Christmas Wish, Found, Stormy Night, Bear's Big Day, and Be a Friend, as well as the Duck, Duck, Porcupine chapter book series--including the Geisel Honor winner My Kite is Stuck!. She studied art and design at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, and now lives in San Diego with her family.


"Yoon's confident storytelling and appealingly chunky artwork create an emotionally resonant tale with some well-handled moments of levity." - Publishers Weekly

"Yoon's digital illustrations use bold black lines, simple shapes, and bright colors to focus attention on the characters, and Bear's feelings are evident . . . Going to school doesn't mean leaving childhood behind; stuffed lovies have a place still." - Kirkus Reviews

"These pages will prepare readers for what will surely be a grand adventure . . . A great read-aloud for the beginning of preschool and perfect for one-on-one sharing." - School Library Journal

"This comforting story successfully addresses the common fear of storms for a young audience . . . This storm's impact has no lasting power against a family's love." --School Library Journal on STORMY NIGHT

"Readers will appreciate the graduating reassurances that range from self-soothing to group hugs . . . Youngsters will empathize with Bear and derive comfort from the loving togetherness his family displays while keeping the storm at bay." --Kirkus Reviews on STORMY NIGHT

"Yoon's bright colors and big shapes make this scary storm story feel thoroughly cozy, and readers will be tickled to see Bear adeptly comfort his panicky parents." --Publishers Weekly on STORMY NIGHT

"A terrific combination for preschoolers and early readers who will sympathize with Bear's competing desires." --The New York Times Book Review on FOUND

"A thoughtful, flawlessly executed exploration of theory of mind and emotional intelligence." --starred review, Publishers Weekly on FOUND

"A winning tale about finding new friends." --Kirkus Reviews on FOUND

"Charm and warmth suffuse every page of this book, and the message that it's important to do the right thing even when it's hard is one that everyone needs to hear." --Library Media Connection on FOUND

"A touching, satisfying story that models healthy love between people and their toys." --School Library Journal on FOUND